Am Sonntag 02 Mai 2004 13:26 schrieb Alexander Dalloz:
[ Sorry, my first reply from yesterday got eaten by the list manager
Normally the kernel automatically sets the proper transfer rate and mode
automagically. There are just few cases where it makes sense to override
I does not only matter for which transaction mode your hard drive is
capable but also which modes the IDE bus controller chip supports. Given
that your motherboard/IDE controller supports UDMA5 too like your hard
drive, then you can change the mode with:0)100MB/sec
hdparm -X69 /dev/hdX
But if your motherboard only supports ATA33 (UDMA2) or you have just a
40pin IDE ribbon cable the change will not happen or change anything.
P.S. Reading now that it was the wrong cable. One of the factors I
Thanks for ur help !
Gotta wait until tomorrow, to by two new IDE cables. I still can't believe,
that I never noticed that before. :-)