Totally OT, but frustrated.....
pkoning at equallogic.com
Fri Mar 25 09:16:16 CST 2005
>>>>> "David" == David V Corbin <dvcorbin at optonline.net> writes:
David> Others are just economies of scale. Consider disdk
David> formatting. If you look at MB/S then today's drives are MUCH
David> faster. If yuou look at "how long does it take to format this
David> new drive", then the answer is about the same.
Why would you format a drive, in the sense of writing all the blocks?
There is no longer any such thing as a "low level format". So unless
you're desperate to get rid of the manufacturing test pattern, you
might as well do a 30 second "quick format" to initialize the file
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