[CentOS] Slow IDE on GeForce 8200 board

Ian Murray murrayie at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Aug 12 07:38:31 UTC 2009

Thanks for the response. Unfortunately /dev/hda was unavailable after I tried that.

From: Mogens Kjaer <mk at crc.dk>
To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
Sent: Wednesday, 12 August, 2009 6:29:16
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Slow IDE on GeForce 8200 board

On 08/12/2009 01:34 AM, Ian Murray wrote:
> Under Ubuntu (NB the drive was under /dev/sdb under Ubuntu - is this a clue?!?):-

Some HP machines have the same symptoms you describe:

Slow disk IO with CentOS, fast with Fedora.

The cure is to append

hda=noprobe hdc=noprobe

to the startup parameters in /boot/grub/grub.conf.

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