speed of "dump"

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Jun 11 19:30:15 UTC 2012

Warren Block writes:

>  > 	Another thread, which I seem to have lost, was talking about
>  > dump and sizing its cache.
>  > 	Per my promise, appended is the log of this morning's level 0 dump,
>  > using C=32.  THe system is -CURRENT from March, using AMD Phemon II
>  > x4/3ghz and SATA 3gbit drives (one internal, one external.).
>  >
>  >  DUMP: finished in 1746 seconds, throughput 19568 KBytes/sec
>  Are you using -b64 ?  That can make a serious throughput improvement 
>  over smaller values.

	No.  I'll give it a try.

				Robert Huff

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