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Re: Where to run hdparm during boot?

On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 04:13:16PM +0000, Matthias Daub wrote:
> On my Dell Inspiron 7500 I found out that playing around with hdparm can 
> help increase disk throughput from about 3 Mb to somewhat around 6-7 Mb 
> using the following setting:
> hdparm -X66 -c3 -m16 -d1 -u1 -W1 /dev/hda
> Regarding the usage of hdparm I have two questions:
> (1) Even though 6-7 MB is no phantastic result, it is still much better 
> than before. Do you have any idea of how to improve performance even more?
> (2) After several tests with stable results I decided to make this change 
> permanent. I think (I'm not sure though) I should put this command 
> somewhere in /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh. Is this true and if so, where do I 
> put it?  In not, what file should it go in (and where)?

You might want to look at http://bugs.debian.org/87451 .

> Thank you very much.
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    Shaul Karl, shaulka@bezeqint.n e t

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