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SubjectRe: Silicon Image 3112A SATA trouble
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> Okay, stop bashing IDE driver... three mails is enough...
>
> Apply this patch and you should get similar performance from IDE driver.
> You are probably seeing big improvements with libata driver because
you are
> using Samsung and IBM/Hitachi drives only, for Seagate it probably
sucks just
> like IDE driver...
>
> IDE driver limits requests to 15kB for all SATA drives...
> libata driver limits requests to 15kB only for Seagata SATA drives...

If you read my message closely then you should have understand that
setting the request highr *didn't* help, ie

echo "max_kb_per_request:128" > /proc/ide/hde/settings

made *no* difference, so I won't even try that patch. As far I have
understood this is exactly the thing you changed in the patch. If I am
mistaken, then I take it back.

Prakash

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