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SubjectRe: IDE fs corruption in 2.4.0-test11?
I'm using these options just fine with my Maxtor and IBM drives. What
IDE controller do you have?

On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Tom Murphy wrote:
> Which options in hdparm are considered dangerous to use in 2.4?
> I had 32-bit I/O set (-c 1) , DMA set on (-d 1), multiple sector I/O
> (-m 16). The drive in question is a 45 gigabyte Western Digital Caviar
> drive.
> I heard the multiple sector I/O may be bad for the drives.. is this
> true?


Mohammad A. Haque

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