[rc5] Blocks

Barry Nathan barryn at pobox.com
Sun Nov 2 16:47:53 EST 1997


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Joseph Fisk <joe at rm405n-a.roberts.fit.edu> wrote:

>> Excerpts from mail: 3-Nov-97 Re: [rc5] Blocks by Joseph
Fisk at rm405n-a.rob 
>> > I also think 200 blocks isn't enough.  It should be one or two
thousand
>> > IMO.
>> 
>> i think the idea was not to flood the servers ;) 
>
>I don't think a difference how many blocks you flush at once. 
Somebody is
>always flushing blocks, so the I/O load must be fairly constant. 
Also the
>clients seem to be specifically restricted to flushing not mroe than
one
>block per second.

I've seen the Mac client flush several blocks per second on low
latency (for example, direct) 'Net connections...

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