[TUHS] /dev/drum

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Tue Apr 24 10:31:43 AEST 2018

On Tue, 24 Apr 2018, Warren Toomey wrote:

>> Not sure if Unix did that optimization, but I would hope so. (Never dug 
>> into that part of the code.)
> Boston Children's Museum RK05 driver for 6th Ed springs to mind!

Yep, with the inodes in the middle of the disk!  It also helped that we 
(UNSW) put the superblock in the middle of said slice...

Dave Horsfall BSc DTM (VK2KFU) -- FuglySoft -- Gosford IT -- Unix/C/Perl (AbW)

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