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From: Michael Schreckenbauer <grimlog@×××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 11:57:05
Message-Id: 200702071251.29387.grimlog@gmx.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response by Benno Schulenberg
1 Hi,
2
3 Am Mittwoch, 7. Februar 2007 12:35 schrieb Benno Schulenberg:
4 > Hemmann, Volker Armin wrote:
5 > > hdparm /dev/hda
6 > >
7 > > /dev/hda:
8 > > multcount = 16 (on)
9 > > IO_support = 1 (32-bit)
10 > > unmaskirq = 1 (on)
11 > > using_dma = 1 (on)
12 > > keepsettings = 0 (off)
13 > > readonly = 0 (off)
14 > > readahead = 256 (on)
15 > > geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 234493056, start = 0
16 >
17 > Maybe set readahead to a smaller value? Something like 8 or 16?
18 >
19 > At least that's what http://linuxgazette.net/issue79/punk.html
20 > advises. If you have specific reasons for the higher value, then
21 > please elaborate.
22
23 I believe there is a misunderstanding here. I am the one with the problem not
24 Volker :)
25 Unfortunately I'm not in front of the affected machine right now, but I'm
26 quite shure I use the defaults as I never tuned the discs with hdparm
27
28 > Benno
29
30 Thanks,
31 Michael
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