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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] IDE TCQ #4
    Jens Axboe wrote:
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    > On Mon, Apr 15 2002, Aaron Tiensivu wrote:
    > > Simple question but hopefully it has a simple answer.. is there a command
    > > you can issue or flag you can look for from the output of hdparm to tell if
    > > your hard drive is capable of TCQ before installing the patch? I have a few
    > > IBM drives that I'm sure have TCQ abilities but I don't trust them as far as
    > > I can throw them (being Hungarian and cursed) but I'd like to give TCQ a
    > > whirl on my WD 120GB drives that should work OK, if they support TCQ..
    > >
    > > Sorry if it's already been asked.. :)
    >
    > Mark Hahn wrote this little script to detect support for TCQ, modified
    > by me to not use the hdX symlinks.

    I tried it. It had to run as root to get permission to read.
    Then it hung the machine - caps & scroll lock blinking.

    I can retry it without X (and fs'es remounted r/o) _if_ the
    resulting crash may help with debugging.

    IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82371AB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)

    Helge Hafting
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