I have a USB key that I am trying to benchmark quick'n'dirty on Linux. dd on raw partition I'm testing write bandwith. I created a partition starting at sector 2048, then did a 4 GB sequential ...
I want to benchmark a ssd (possibly with encrypted filesystems) and compare it to benchmarks done by crystaldiskmark on windows. So how can I measure approximately the same things as ...
I need to save data from a failing hard drive. Sounds like ddrescue or myrescue (or maybe clonezilla?) will be my best friends here, but I'm just wondering what will likely be faster: using ...
On occasion I've seen comments online along the lines of "make sure you set 'bs=' because the default value will take too long," and my own extremely-unscientific experiences of, "well that seemed to ...