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Re: hdparm ATA66 on new drive+new system

On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 11:01:31AM -0500, mikpolniak wrote: 

> 	Last week after i installed potato on a new system i ran 
> hdparm to test the new ibm ata66 drive and it showed reads of
> 32mb/sec. Since then the only changes i've made  have been
> apt-get installs which have increased my disk usage to 895mb.
> 	Now hdparm consistently tests reads at around 28-29 mb/sec.

hdparm is not good for HD-benchmarks. Try bonnie instead.

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