20952Re: Redhat-config, RH9 on I8K Slowness
- Sep 1, 2003--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, AthlonRob <athlonrob@a...>
>Not too bad - I'm running a 2.4.20-19.9 kernel, RH9, with a 7200rpm
> I really don't think Dell Inspirons - any of them... run a 66MHz PCI bus
> for their IDE controllers. As such, I would suggest removing the
> idebus=66 part of your grub.conf.
> I would also get rid of that -X66 junk.
> Now that you've enabled DMA, et al, on the disk with that hdparm line in
> your rc.local file ... does DMA actually get enabled? What's the output
> of hdparm /dev/hda?
> > get around 10 MB/s for the buffered reads (the second reading when
> > doing an hdparm -tT), which I've read is pretty bad. Basically, my
> I'm only getting 19MB/sec on this thing... still almost twice what you
> get, but not that significant. Laptop harddrives just tend to be slower
> than snot on a cold winter day....
Hitachi 2.5" HD - getting:
Timing buffer-cache reads: 128 MB in 0.34 seconds =376.47 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 64 MB in 1.72 seconds = 37.21 MB/sec
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