Snapshot speed on managing files

Dave Korn
Fri Jan 19 16:28:00 GMT 2007

On 19 January 2007 15:55, Christopher Layne wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 09:02:03PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>>> So, what's up on the slow machines?
>>   How full are your respective recycle bins?  I've noticed just through
>> deleting things in ordinary windows explorer that the recycle bin thrashes
>> like crazy when it starts to get full; seriously thrashes, like 15 or 20
>> seconds just to delete a small file.
> Do you use power management or shut down your HDs automatically?
> I've noticed windows insists on spooling up all HDs upon even deleting a
> single file from the RB.

  Nahh, it's nothing to do with that.  I have only one HD and it is in
continuous use.  I don't have it set to ever power down and even if it did I
wouldn't expect it to take that long to spin back up.

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