On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 10:09 -0700, Kevin Kempter wrote:
On Thursday 04 January 2007 09:23, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> On 1/4/07, Kevin Kempter <kevin(a)kevinkempterllc.com> wrote:
> > I find that my avg speed in 1.7m/sec which leads to a full backup time of
> > around 16-17 hours.
> It sounds like DMA is disabled.
How can I enable DMA on a SATA drive in a laptop?
hdparm -d1 <device>
I'd advise you take a look in the logs for any reported hard disk
errors. Last time I had a disk that was getting DMA turned off, I found
it was because of end-of-life related errors. May be time to replace
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