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    SubjectRe: it821x eats CPU?
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    Ar Sad, 2006-10-07 am 09:27 +0200, ysgrifennodd Heinz Ulrich Stille:
    > Looking through the logs I notices that it821x was in "smart" mode,
    > so I restarted the system with "noraid=1" to get into "pass through".
    > Now everything is back to normal. A large dd did about 40MB/s without
    > disturbing other processes.

    In some configurations the it821x driver was not enabling DMA in smart
    mode.

    > Wasn't smart mode the one supposed to be the one reducing CPU load?

    For RAID1 yes, otherwise not measurably at all.


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