Dustin Sallings wrote:
> Works != works as well as SCSI. I've yet to find an example where
> IDE works as well as SCSI in real life (vs. benchmarks). My real life
> scenarios rarely involve telling a machine to be still so we can do a disk
> read, then again for a disk write.
Modern operating systems don't ask the disk to do something and then
just wait for the answer. That's what interrupts are for. Anyway, modern
disks have caches.
>Slow, however more robust than the same in Linux.
> a lot of speed by throwing away safety nets. Sometimes, these
> safety nets are important.
Never lost a file to Linux in 5 years.
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