Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Disk spin down and cache usage
Re: Disk spin down and cache usage
From: Vladimir Pantelic <pan_at_nt.tu-darmstadt.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 18:27:02 +0100
Jürgen Hestermann wrote:
> It would have advantages in all cases where devices read or write slowly
> but constantly from/to disk. This kind of devices will propably appear
> more often in the future for all kinds of data recording and replaying (not only
> mp3 but other measuring tasks or even video).
For these devices I would rather have the "cache" RAM in the device itself
under full control by the device than in the HDD. I would prefer a drive with
*no* cache and the cache RAM on the player itself.
Received on 2004-12-15