Re: New IDE drive dramatically slow system?
Alvin Oga wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jul 2003, Joyce, Matthew wrote:
> > > -- dont mix drives unless they are both ata-100
> > > and both have 2MB disk buffers .. etc.etc..
> > >
> > > c ya
> > > alvin
> > >
> > I've never heard of matching buffers before.
> mixing w/ 8MB buffer disk cache is a recent problem
> since its been around a year or two
> and you do have to keep those disk buffers the same on the
> same ide cable along w/ the same ata-66 vs ata-100 vs ata-133
That can't be right.
How can the total cache size affect anything in the transfer
between the IDE controller and the drives?
Are you confusing total cache size with sector size or some