KDE2

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Mon Jan 8 09:46:50 PST 2001


It turns on DMA mode.  If you use the newer 2.4.0 kernel, you will get
better UDMA33/66/100 support for the more modern contollers and drives.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Gurtz" <jason at tommyk.com>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 11:13 AM
Subject: RE: KDE2


> Boy that sure is interesting.  So does hdparam include somthing like a
> kernel driver or somthing?
>
> > I have found that using hdparm to tune ide disks does far more to
increase
> > application performance than anything else I have ever done.
>
> nifty, esp. when U consider that CPU and memory performance has increased
a
> hundereds of times or more since PC's first came out and the fastest hard
> drives are 'only' 5-10 times as fast.  RAID helps but it only goes to show
> where most of the bottleneck is....
>
> ~jason
>
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