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SubjectRe: Poor IDE performance with VIA MVP3
Ryan Hayle wrote:

> hdparm -T (buffer-cache reads) gives good numbers, 43v69 M/sec just
> now.


> It's sounding more and more like this isn't a driver/chipset problem, but
> something wrong with the HD itself. Thanks for your insight.

I think that this is probably the case. I just tested a Maxtor drive on
a MVP3 on 2.4.12-ac6, 2.4.13-ac7, and 2.4.14-pre8 (all with the preempt
patch applied) and get ~8.5MB/sec on buffered disk reads, and ~55MB/sec
on buffer-cache reads.


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