Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Allan Wang <allanvv@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] controlling processor peaks
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 20:16:24
Message-Id: 1122149704.16577.14.camel@localhost
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] controlling processor peaks by Mark Creamer
On Sat, 2005-07-23 at 19:41 +0000, Mark Creamer wrote:
> Here's the output: > > /dev/hda: > multcount = 16 (on) > IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) > unmaskirq = 0 (off) > using_dma = 0 (off) > keepsettings = 0 (off) > readonly = 0 (off) > readahead = 256 (on) > geometry = 30515/255/63, sectors = 251000193024, start = 0
Yup, just as I thought, you have dma off. You'll need to run lspci and find the IDE controller for your motherboard. Then in your kernel configuration, enable support for that ide controller (device drivers -> ide/atapi support), and reboot. It should be nice and fast afterwards. Allan -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] controlling processor peaks Mark Creamer <mcreamer@××××××××.net>