[Coco] hard disk performance
robert.gault at worldnet.att.net
Fri Sep 26 05:45:05 EDT 2008
Discussing test results is pointless unless the test is specified
precisely and all reported test adhere to the same protocol.
So, to propose a specific test, get Megaread from the NitrOS-9
distribution and transfer it to your Coco hard drive system. Then
execute the command sequence
date t; megaread </h#@; date t
where # is the number of the drive under test.
Results on my Ken-Ton scsi adapter, 6309 modified RGB-DOS driver, and
Segate ST-296N hard drive are
Fri Sep. 26, 2008 07:12:32 PM
Fri Sep. 26, 2008 07:13:57 PM
for one pass of megaread. That should be ~12k/sec.
The same test using an Adaptec 4000A board with a Tandon TM-252 gave
My modified driver uses the TFM command to transfer data.
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