christophe barbé on Sun, 28 Jul 2002 00:40:13 +0200

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Re: [PLUG] scsi vs ide

Make sure you have DMA turned on.

man hdparm 


On Sat, Jul 27, 2002 at 05:59:18PM +0200, Jeff Abrahamson wrote:
> I used to have scsi disks. My new machine, faster, has ide drives. The
> old machine rarely skipped on playing ogg/mp3 files. The new one does
> often. It suffices to do something compute or mildly disk intensive
> (like untarring something big or an apt-get).
> Do others have this experience? I'm wondering if this is a scsi/ide
> thing or just a difference between the two machines. Like maybe my new
> machine has a slow ide controller or something.
> -- 
>  Jeff
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