On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 18:10:05 +0100, Tino Keitel wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 13:59:12 -0300, Manuel Naranjo wrote:
> > >As gtkpod also reads/writes big chunks of data (mp3 files), it
> > >shouldn't be that slow compared to dd IMHO, or am I missing something?
> > >
> > Yes I think so. Memory fragmentation. dd will read the hole, while mp3
> > files requires reading chunks that not necessary has to be one next to
> > the other.
Hum, I copied the mp3 files with the cp command and then the same files
again with gtkpod. gtkpod was slower, bit not that much (236 MB total, took ~
90 seconds with cp and a bit longer with gtkpod).
That's quite slow, just 2,5 MB/s. But it seems like I have to live with