Replacing tape changer with USB disk drives.

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Tue Jun 17 16:16:11 UTC 2008

Oliver Fromme writes:

>   > > >  you must have something wrong. my USB drive gets 27MB/s. yes this
>   > > >  480Mbit/s is USB isn't real, but half of it is.
>   > 
>   > i simply have no idea why it could work so slow.
>  Cheap controller in the USB enclosure.  I've used quite
>  a few USB enclosures in the past years, and there are
>  significant performance differences.  As a rule of thumb,
>  the cheaper the box, the slower it is.  Of course there
>  are exceptions to that rule.

	Would you care to offer experiences and recomendations?

				Robert Huff

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