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Subject: Re: Suggestion: Store the directory structure in ram

Re: Suggestion: Store the directory structure in ram

From: Marcel Groenendijk <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 00:59:50 +0100

Op Wednesday 08 January 2003 19:41, schreef Björn Stenberg:
> Marcel Groenendijk wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be handy to store the directory
> > structure in ram (Especially with the bigger ram mod.) Or would it cost
> > to much ram and thus performance?
> Yes it would. The size of 'ls -R' on my 40gig archos is almost 400KB. We
> have decided to instead focus on buffering as much mp3 data as possible,
> thus getting longer run time.
And if you would use the ram mod? Or are there to less people with this mod
for you to be interested in this idea?

The linux counter: - Registered Linux User #271969
Received on 2003-01-08

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