From: Vincent Cunniffe (vcunniff at domain arbgroup.com)
Date: Wed 29 Sep 1999 - 13:27:47 IST
ilug-admin at domain linux.ie wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 12:31:43PM +0100, Philip Trickett mentioned:
> > > I'm using a dual Celeron 550 (366's OC'ed to 550 at domain 100FSB), with 2.2.12,
> > > and have had no problems at all.
> > Is that on an ABIT BP6 motherboard? if so how do you find it, linux wise, and
> > do you have any problems with the UDMA 66?
> I've the Abit board too, and though I've not actually installed an OS on
> it (my brother sold me Celerons without heatsinks - they reach 100C in
> under three minutes without them, so I've not used it for long periods of
> time), but longword at domain indigo.ie tested the IBM GXP22 drive with a HPT336 PCI
> card (it's the same ATA66 chipset that's on the Abit BP6).
> He reckoned under linux, with a patched 2.2.12 kernel, he was getting
> 18MB/sec sustained read, off a single drive (1GB read in 58.18 seconds,
> with 16% CPU usage). There are problems - doing a disk-to-disk copy, the
> thing fell out of DMA mode when both channels were stressed. Under
> Windows, with the drivers that ship with the card, he's getting a
> disk-to-disk copy of the same file in 1:57.28 - 9MB/sec.
I have the same board and the same hard disk : this might be work
benchmarking a little :-)
> Really nice boards. I've a pair of 400's for mine. Can't wait to see how
> high they clock. Wonder could I get 600Mhz out of them...
Ah *love* the smell of napalm in the morning... ;-)
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