Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Mark Creamer <mcreamer@××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] controlling processor peaks
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 01:37:03
Message-Id: 42E2F06F.8010806@adelphia.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] controlling processor peaks by Mark Creamer
Wow, what a difference. Thanks again Allan!!


Mark Creamer wrote:

> Allan Wang wrote: > >> 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 >> >> >> > Thanks Allan, I'll try that. Best regards
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