Large Hard drive

Mark Knecht markknecht at
Tue Jun 14 01:54:58 UTC 2005

On 6/13/05, Rick Stevens <rstevens at> wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:

> > It's just a move but it will be slower since it's from one physical
> > drive to another.
> Actually, moving data from one drive to another is faster than keeping
> it on the same drive (fewer head seeks).

Than to another partition on the same drive? Yes, you are correct. To
another directory on the same drive (which is what I was thinking when
I wrote that) is faster than moving it from partition to partition or
drive to drive though.

Sorry for the confusion

- Mark

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