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SubjectRe: Hard Disk Slowdown w/new mobo?
On Sun, Oct 01, 2000 at 06:59:01PM -0400, Alexander Valys wrote:

> I just purchased a Tyan Tiger 133A motherboard. For those who haven't heard
> of it, it uses the Via Apollo Pro133A chipset, which is ATA66-enabled. I am
> using two maxtor hard drives- hda=20gb hdb=25gb. They are connected with
> ATA66 cable, and are ATA66 capable drives, but they only run at around 2.5
> mb/sec (hdparm -t). Any way to speed these things up? I've heard they
> should operate around 30 mb/sec. I remember seeing a post about this a
> while ago, but I can't seem to find it in the archives. Any help would be
> much appreciated - this upgrade has been hell.

Have you enabled VIA support in the kernel? Are you using the latest
kernel?

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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