On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 02:56:11PM +0000, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> On Sat, 3 Feb 2001, John P . Looney wrote:
> > a 2.4 kernel for this motherboard. You can pass hdparm "-X69" to get
> > proper hard disk performance on UDMA100 drives.
> no.. probably not a good idea to use hdparm -X with 2.4. If your 2.4
> kernel supports UDMA it will enable it on boot - otherwise leave it
> alone, there's probably a good reason it isn't enabled. :)
You sure ? On my Dell GX150, it didn't enable much at all, and disk
performance sucked, big time. I've had it enabled for quite a while now,
with no problems. Well, none from the disk. Plenty from everywhere else :)
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