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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Sheldon, Jun 26, 2004.

  1. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

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    hdparmify - Enable dma/irq/32bit hd access, which speeds up ide drives

    useful? no?

    anyone have any experience with this.. I run a 120gb 7200 rpm IDE drive
     
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    Very useful - it can speed up disk access many fold. There used to be dangers enabling it with older IDE drives, but these days it's a must.
     
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    I use DMA on all my hard drives - Servers, personal, whatever. A definite plus.
     
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