I am using @tremby's great idea to fill a disk with random data.
This involves piping
openssl, which is encrypting a lot of zeros, to
I'm maxing out the single core on which this is being run (I have 7 more), and I'm nowhere near maxing out my I/O.
I'm looking for a way to parallelize the input to
I suppose I could do it like this, but what I'm really looking for is a way to parallelize
openssl and write that to
dd so that the write to the disk is sequential.
Does anyone have a suggestion?