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Forum: Storage (alternative) March 24th 21, 01:45 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is it not letting me extend the partition?

On 3/23/2021 11:20 PM, Yousuf Khan wrote:
So one of my oldest SSD's just finally had a bad misfire. One of its
memory cells seems to have gone bad, and it happened to be my boot
drive, so I...
Forum: Storage (alternative) March 24th 21, 04:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is it not letting me extend the partition?

So one of my oldest SSD's just finally had a bad misfire. One of its
memory cells seems to have gone bad, and it happened to be my boot
drive, so I had to restore to a new SSD from backups. That...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 5th 20, 11:52 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
"Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives"

On 8/4/2020 11:27 AM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Tue, 4 Aug 2020 03:28:02 -0400, Yousuf Khan
wrote:

On 7/19/2020 11:04 PM, Mark Perkins wrote:
I've had a very...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 5th 20, 11:49 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
"Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives"

On 8/4/2020 11:21 AM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Tue, 4 Aug 2020 03:25:25 -0400, Yousuf Khan
wrote:
That's exactly the point! Modern HDD designs are taking away...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 4th 20, 08:28 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
"Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives"

On 7/19/2020 11:04 PM, Mark Perkins wrote:
I've had a very similar experience, on more than one occasion. The tape
recorder looks like it's doing its thing and the folks say they're doing
what...
Forum: Storage (alternative) August 4th 20, 08:25 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
"Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives"

On 7/18/2020 2:41 PM, Mark Perkins wrote:
I can't tell if you're serious. I mean, obviously not, but no smiley
anywhere, so I'm not sure.

Tape has never been a viable random access medium...
Forum: Intel July 18th 20, 05:18 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.intel,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 91
Views: 6,160
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Linux founder tells Intel to stop inventing 'magic instructions'and 'start fixing real problems'

On 7/16/2020 3:19 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
Already pointed out: your "none of which are being used" is wrong. It
is being used. Video games use it, and those are not rare on Windows
platforms. ...
Forum: Storage (alternative) July 18th 20, 04:42 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
"Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives"

On 7/16/2020 5:39 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
"Western Digital releases new 18TB, 20TB EAMR drives"

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/07/western-digital-releases-new-18tb-20tb-eamr-drives/
...
Forum: Intel July 16th 20, 02:37 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.intel,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 91
Views: 6,160
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Linux founder tells Intel to stop inventing 'magic instructions'and 'start fixing real problems'

On 7/15/2020 2:42 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
Not all CPUs are waiting to do something for end users. Some are
involved in highly complex computing, like animated computer graphics.
You think...
Forum: Intel July 14th 20, 01:39 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.intel,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
Replies: 91
Views: 6,160
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Linux founder tells Intel to stop inventing 'magic instructions' and'start fixing real problems'

Linus Torvalds' comments came from this article: https://is.gd/6zpZRL

His comments came in a mailing list (via Phoronix) discussing an article suggesting AVX-512 might not be part of Intel's...
Forum: Storage (alternative) June 27th 20, 11:51 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Win 10 v2004 keeps trying to optimize SSD's?

On 6/26/2020 8:23 PM, Paul wrote:
I saw the report of a bug in 2004 for that, but I haven't seen
a negative comment about it (yet). Maybe someone else can think
of a reason this is...
Forum: Storage (alternative) June 26th 20, 11:41 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Win 10 v2004 keeps trying to optimize SSD's?

According to this video:

https://youtu.be/ffHIY6pOJUk

Win 10 v2004 has a bug in it where it keeps coming back after every
reboot and it says that the SSD needs to be reoptimized again. But it...
Forum: Storage (alternative) June 25th 20, 06:50 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
who would buy Exo 15E900: 15,000 RPM only 900 GB

On 6/25/2020 6:52 AM, wrote:
So it does 300 MB/s, whereas the bigger enterprise disks only reach 250 MB/s
I imagine this would be used as a fast temp disk that gets a good...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 18th 20, 03:06 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Do you think the days of the hard drive is finally over?

On 5/16/2020 5:02 PM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Sat, 16 May 2020 07:50:32 -0400, Yousuf Khan
wrote:

On 5/16/2020 5:31 AM, wrote:
20...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 16th 20, 12:50 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Do you think the days of the hard drive is finally over?

On 5/16/2020 5:31 AM, wrote:
20 terrorbites would be an "archive" drive with shingles.
The sensible drives go up to 16 TB? Even that is going to take ages for a scandisk.

I...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 14th 20, 01:17 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Do you think the days of the hard drive is finally over?

So Seagate and other makers are getting ready to introduce 20 TB HDD's
to the market. According to Seagate, its fastest drives are capable of
sustained 250 MB/s transfers (if you believe them). It...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 12th 20, 11:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow? (follow-up)

On 5/12/2020 9:30 AM, Frank Slootweg wrote:
Nope, it's off there [1] as well.

I've been using Thunderbird for 10 years and there are no .wdseml
files, no .mozmsgs folders and the...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 12th 20, 01:29 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow? (follow-up)

On 12/05/2020 7:41 AM, VanguardLH wrote:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=552769

I see someone requested all those .wdseml files (under the .mozmsgs
folders) get deleted if the...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 12th 20, 01:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow? (follow-up)

On 12/05/2020 6:25 AM, Frank Slootweg wrote:
No, the option is off by default.

It's off in one section of the options, but it's on in another section.

--
Sent from Giganews on Thunderbird on...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 12th 20, 07:08 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow? (follow-up)

On 5/11/2020 1:54 PM, Paul wrote:
In the business that would be called a "lazy implementation".

Absolutely, when I used to program, this is the sort of hacky
programming I'd see other programmers...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 12th 20, 06:21 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow? (follow-up)

On 5/11/2020 4:23 PM, VanguardLH wrote:
Interesting find. I don't remember looking at this option when I
previously trialed Thunderbird. Is this option enabled by default? If
so, a very bad...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 11th 20, 02:28 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow? (follow-up)

On 4/26/2020 9:24 PM, Yousuf Khan wrote:
I have a folder on one of my SSD drives that takes 8 to 10 hours to back
up. It is only about 1.4 GB, but it is allocated 2.4 GB of space
altogether,...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 3rd 20, 06:48 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow?

On 5/2/2020 9:45 AM, Frank Slootweg wrote:
Yes, but "Just let the backup software handle backing all of it up."
was the*problem* which made you start this thread! You can't have it
both...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 1st 20, 10:36 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow?

On 5/1/2020 1:52 PM, Frank Slootweg wrote:
I can - sort of - understand that, but because these 580,000 were
giving you so much hardship, I would have expected you to look at a
few of them,...
Forum: Storage (alternative) May 1st 20, 05:26 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 56
Views: 2,838
Posted By Yousuf Khan[_2_]
Why is this folder so slow?

On 5/1/2020 5:11 AM, Paul wrote:
If you kept your original setup with the 500000 files,
you might try updating to 60.9.1 or so, and trying
to flip the control using that version. It seemed to
...
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