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by Pinchiukas
2006-04-29 02:05
Forum: Proposals
Topic: Multithreaded filehashing?
Replies: 13
Views: 3331

well maybe the hard disk can also be a bottleneck, but hashing multiple files from one disk isn't going to make it any faster imho, and by the way, in raid arrays I think the whole array is thught of by the os as a single partition
by Pinchiukas
2006-04-28 14:42
Forum: Proposals
Topic: Multithreaded filehashing?
Replies: 13
Views: 3331

imho multithreaded file hasing would only make sense when reading from multiple drives, cause reading two files from diffrent parts of the disk simultaniously would only make it a lot slower. on my 2ghz celeron and a seagate 7200.9 sata drive the hashing is done at about 27mB/s, so this is pretty su...