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Old 21 June 2005, 14:54   #2
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The ram disk does not at all behave like a block device. It does not even use blocks.

If you want something in ram that behave like a block device, you should use the RAD.

You can change the block size of your hdd to 1024, though. Would gain some speed either.

Why do you insist on blocks ? Blocks are a virutal unit and might be different from device to device. E.g. CD-ROMs use 2K blocks.

Even with different file systems on HDD a file might need more or fewer blocks depending on how the file system stores directory information.

You should look at the file size. This is the only constant value.
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