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Subject: Re: Cache directory tree
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2002-08-14


Marc Tricou wrote:
> I think it would be extreme useful to somehow cache the directory
> information, so that, when beowsing and crawling the directories, the HD
> doesn't have to spin up sometimes and cause painful delays.
>
> But is this possible?

It's possible, but uses precious memory.

The simpler solution is to implement the configurable disk spindown timer we have discussed here before. Then you can crank that up so the disk doesn't spin down while browsing and you don't get any delays.

-- 
Björn



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