Re: Desktop Performance Issue
On Sat, 28 Dec 2002, Antoine Jacoutot wrote:
> >From: "Bruce Sass"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> /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
sometimes .. you have to make sure that the chips and
the drive supports DMA ...
- ( check the kernel IDE/dma options )
and if hdparm was in your bootup files, it should have worked...