KDE2

zach_hartley at ci866887-a.nash1.tn.home.com zach_hartley at ci866887-a.nash1.tn.home.com
Mon Jan 8 10:23:31 PST 2001


it also helps to pass the -c3 option to hdparm...

Zach

On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 11:46:50AM -0600, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
> 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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