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Subject: Re: Disk spin down and cache usage

Re: Disk spin down and cache usage

From: Vladimir Pantelic <>
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

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