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SubjectRe: IDE Disk speed enhancements
David A Willmore wrote:
> On Apr 24, 8:26am, Marty Leisner wrote:
> > So it would make sense to configure two disks as /dev/hda and
> > /dev/hdc, instead of
> > /dev/hda and /dev/hdb?
> I have tried this recently, but with my qd6580 VLB IDE interface, this seems to
> make no difference. I have the append "ide0=qd6580" in my lilo config and the
> kernel parses it correctly. Does this interface serialize and I don't know
> about it?

See qd6560.c for this info. The kernel does NOT serialize this
interface, but then the kernel also only knows how to tune ide0
for the qd6560 -- does it actually have a second set of IDE ports??


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