On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> doubtful disks, all built around the rather doubtful Via Apollo MPV3 chipset.
> hda (Maxtor) achieves 7.splash Megs/s and gets lost in any useful dma modes.
ah.. you obviously have tried hdparm. :) (why dont i read mails
properly before replying?...) (but have you tried the -c1 and -u1
> Hdb achieve 12MB/s. Ringing has been known to occur between disks when
i've an MVP3 board at home, no problems with IDE dma on it. (but it
has SCSI disks now).
still you, you wont get any miracle speed benefits by buying SCSI
disks (but you will get a nice amount debited to your VISA card). Try
getting a newish IDE disk and either a new motherboard+CPU or new IDE
12MB/s - is that with bonnie? is so it isnt too bad.
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