Re: Desktop Performance Issue
>From: "Bruce Sass"<email@example.com>
>Sent: 27/12/02 23:15:06
>Subject: Re: Desktop Performance Issue
>On Fri, 27 Dec 2002, xio wrote:
>> Frank Gevaerts wrote:
>> > Probably not needed. Try running hdparm to enable DMA.
>> I agree. First thing after a Debian install I always put the following
>> line into /etc/init.d/bootmisc.sh:
>> /sbin/hdparm -d 1 /dev/hd[abc]
>> Works like a treat!
># hdparm -d 1 /dev/hda
> setting using_dma to 1 (on)
> HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Operation not permitted
> using_dma = 0 (off)
Do it as root