one of the neat things i've found about freebsd vs linux is the 'instantaneous' rm.
when you remove a large file or a substantial directory, freebsd does it right away ard you get your prompt back, while with every linux i've tried, you wait and wait and wait. i presume freebsd just takes the pointer to the file out so it can be overwritten, while may be the linuxes fill stuff with zeros or something like that?? is this instantaneity a result of the ufs file system vs say ext3 or reiser? -- In friendship, prad ... with you on your journey Towards Freedom http://www.towardsfreedom.com (website) Information, Inspiration, Imagination - truly a site for soaring I's _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"