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Re: [SLE] How do I get on a faster bus?
  • From: Lenz Grimmer <grimmer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 21:25:43 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0108292125040.8741-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Jonathan Drews wrote:

> On Monday 27 August 2001 11:54 am, you wrote:
> > On Monday 27 August 2001 4:37 pm, Darren Harmon wrote:
> > > Hi;
> > > While reading the boot.msg file I discovered this line:
> > >
> > > <4>ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with
> > > idebus=xx
>
> Hey I have the same thing.

Yes, the kernel plays on the safe side here.

> > > I have an ATA 66MHz bus.
> > > How do I change it so it runs at 66MHz rather than 33 MHz?
> > Using YaST2 select Hardware->System tuning. You can then select Ultra DMA
> > support.
> Grmbl, I have DMA and those other optimizations on? How do I get it to run at
> 66 MHz?
>
> root@linux:/home/poincare > hdparm -t /dev/hda
>
> /dev/hda:
> Timing buffered disk reads: 64 MB in 2.97 seconds = 21.55 MB/sec

What does "hdparm /dev/hda" say?

Bye,
LenZ
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