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Re: ATA Speed

ATA100 != 100Mhz pci bus.  All that's doing is reporting the pci bus (to 
which the ide controller is attached).  Nothing more, nothing less.  All 
cards/controllers attached to your pci bus will run at that same speed.


On Tuesday 03 July 2001 03:49 pm, R K wrote:
> Does the following mean that Linux is only using my ide bus at ata33
> speeds?  Or more accurately not using the full ata100 mode?
> ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
> I've seen nothing from dmesg to indicate that it's doing otherwise.  Does
> it configure it as 33 and then still use it to it's full potential or does
> it impose restrictions on itself?  Even if this doesn't have anything to do
> with it, how would I verify that Linux is using the hardware to its full
> potential?
> Thanks in advance

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