[CentOS] hdparm strangeness

Chris Mauritz chrism at imntv.com
Sun Mar 12 01:15:53 UTC 2006

Sudev Barar wrote:
> On 11/03/06, Chris Mauritz <chrism at imntv.com> wrote:
>> Following-up my own post.....
>> I've also been able to determine that the affected system is using a
>> Supermicro motherboard with an Intel 845GE chipset.
> SO not Intel MoBo. IAC you details did not yield much to me. One more
> hack suggestion since yoou mention it is an old box. Check or replace
> HDD cables. I have seen impact of transfer speed by changing cables
> climb up from ~15 to ~40 on IDE PATA drives.

Actually, the system is only about 5 months old and is running a P4 
3.2mhz processor.  The drives are SATA Hitachi units so it's definitely 
not an old PATA cable issue.


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