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Date:      Mon, 14 Feb 2000 18:30:36 -0800
From:      "David O'Brien" <obrien@freebsd.org>
To:        Richard Wackerbarth <rkw@dataplex.net>
Cc:        freebsd-ports@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: /usr/ports/ too big?
Message-ID:  <20000214183035.B76484@dragon.nuxi.com>
In-Reply-To: <00021323080008.06543@nomad.dataplex.net>; from rkw@dataplex.net on Sun, Feb 13, 2000 at 11:05:35PM -0600
References:  <Pine.BSF.4.21.0002132042570.23833-100000@picnic.mat.net> <00021321052504.06543@nomad.dataplex.net> <20000213201132.B17462@dragon.nuxi.com> <00021323080008.06543@nomad.dataplex.net>

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On Sun, Feb 13, 2000 at 11:05:35PM -0600, Richard Wackerbarth wrote:
> 
> It's not the CPU as much as it is the HD. The process is very I/O bound.
> So much for $0.08/gig mass storage :-)

Have you seen the thru-put these days of UDMA/66 drives?  A 25gig UDMA/66
drive is only $200US.  I still maintain that judging CTM capacity based
on an ancient P5-166 with out DMA IDE is ridiculous.

-- 
-- David    (obrien@NUXI.com)


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