List Archive: gentoo-performance
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provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
>and searching from portage over nfs is much slower than searching
local portage tree...
True, but then you allways do all searches using esearch, (or eix,
but I never used that) and in that case you do the search from
some form of preindexed database that resides locally.
As to the original question, a raid0 will naturally be
theoretically faster when reading several small files
simultaneously. But depending on bandwidth of your HD-controller,
writing might (in theory) be slower if you don't have
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