DiskOnChip write performance

Herman Oosthuysen herman at wirelessnetworksinc.com
Thu Sep 6 12:45:46 EDT 2001

In  my experience, a disk drive is always at least an order of magnitude slower
than the figure in the sales brochure, so the measured 70KB/s is probably


On Thu, 06 Sep 2001, David Woodhouse wrote:
> herman at wirelessnetworksinc.com said:
> >  You may be able to speed the system up a little by optimizing the
> > code, but the improvement will be insignificant compared to the erase
> > cycle time.
> Don't count on that if you're using my drivers. There are some fairly 
> inefficient algorithms in there which I threw in to see if I could get it 
> to work, and haven't yet had time to rewrite.
> --
> dwmw2

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