Joost Kraaijeveld wrote:
> If I understand correctly (I have 4GB ram):
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~/tmp$ dd if=/dev/zero of=bigfile bs=8k count=1000000
> 1000000+0 records in
> 1000000+0 records out
> 8192000000 bytes transferred in 304.085269 seconds (26939812 bytes/sec)
> Which looks suspicious: 26308 MB/sec???

Eh?  That looks more like ~25.7 MB/sec, assuming 1MB = 1024*1024 bytes.

Steve Wampler -- [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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