Re: IDE drives under debian-alpha
Thanks for your quick reply.
Andreas Trottmann wrote:
> No problem. I didn't have to "enable" anything, it just worked. Newer
> kernels even contain specific support for the IDE chip used in the Miata
> The only drawback is that it's quite slow (1500kb/sec @ 6.3% CPU bonnie block
> write performane, and 1200kb/sec @ 23.8% CPU for block reading).
Ouch. I think that would convince me to buy a new SCSI disk
fairly quickly. Do you know if the native support in newer kernels
is much faster?