[CentOS] hdparm strangeness

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Sat Mar 11 12:32:47 UTC 2006


On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 19:39 -0500, Chris Mauritz wrote:
> Sudev Barar wrote:
> > On 11/03/06, Chris Mauritz <chrism at imntv.com> wrote:
> >   
> >> I've got a brand new .5U P4 system running several (I think) Seagate
> >> 80gig SATA drives.  I tried to copy data from the first drive (sda) to
> >> the second drive (sdc) and was only getting about 1.7megs/sec.  So I
> >>     
> >
> > The only time I saw similar issue was on a MoBo with SiL sata
> > controller chip. It was overcome by plugging in a SATA pci card :-)
> >   
> 
> I'm reasonably sure it's a garden variety intel ICHX chipset on an Intel 
> motherboard.  Dmesg doesn't really offer any clues (at least none that 
> I'm able to decipher).
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> _______________________________________________

Chris,

Use the command:

dmidecode

This will tell you everything you might want to know about your
machine ...

I do this on all my machines in the /root directory:


dmidecode > dmidecode.out

Then I can review that text file whenever I want.
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