Copying memstick image to a USB (flash/thumb) drive
Ronald F. Guilmette
rfg at tristatelogic.com
Thu Mar 28 06:45:18 UTC 2013
In message <5153A2FD.8020804 at sneakertech.com>, you wrote:
>> Why exactly is the "bs=10240" is there? Wouldn't the default of 512
>> do just as well?
>Modern systems can read and write far more than 512 bytes per operation.
>Sticking with 512 would work perfectly fine, but you'd be imposing an
>unnecessary bottleneck and the copy would be a lot slower overall.
>Whether 10K is optimal or not depends on the exact hardware you're
>messing with (it looks pretty low to me, I'd suggest more like 1M).
I agree. And 10 kibibytes is probably quite a bit less than optimal.
I have filed the following PR:
Thank you for your reply.
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