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From: Allan Wang <allanvv@...>
Subject: Re: controlling processor peaks
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 16:15:04 -0400
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

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