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From: Benno Schulenberg <benno.schulenberg@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 11:40:44
Message-Id: 200702071235.09372.benno.schulenberg@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response by "Hemmann
1 Hemmann, Volker Armin wrote:
2 > hdparm /dev/hda
3 >
4 > /dev/hda:
5 > multcount = 16 (on)
6 > IO_support = 1 (32-bit)
7 > unmaskirq = 1 (on)
8 > using_dma = 1 (on)
9 > keepsettings = 0 (off)
10 > readonly = 0 (off)
11 > readahead = 256 (on)
12 > geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 234493056, start = 0
13
14 Maybe set readahead to a smaller value? Something like 8 or 16?
15
16 At least that's what http://linuxgazette.net/issue79/punk.html
17 advises. If you have specific reasons for the higher value, then
18 please elaborate.
19
20 Benno
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Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response Michael Schreckenbauer <grimlog@×××.de>