Buying hard drives

Brett Worth brettw at
Wed Aug 22 22:02:39 EST 2001

On Wed, 22 Aug 2001, Simon Haddon wrote:

> The question to ask is why are my stats so low compared to the other
> hdparm stats.

I had low performance until I built my kernel with specific support for my
IDE chipset.  The symptom was that a "hdparm /dev/hda" said that DMA is not
turned on.

I think this was the one that fixed it (for me):



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