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Re: about PowerPc - offtopic

On Mon, Jan 10, 2000, hughc <hughc@babcockbrown.com> wrote:

>Of course, if disk-intensiveness is a large part of the compiling
process, you
>probably need to spend a fair amount of time with hdparm before it works at
>best.  According to it's built-in benchmarks, disk throughput practically
>on my 400 mhz "Bronze" laptop when I set it to autotune.
>Is hdparm available with Debian?

depending on which options you used when the kernel was compiled, this
may be done automatically.

My latest "ibook" kernel contains some IDE changes that will
automatically set the disk to the best support DMA mode.

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