/etc/sysconfig/harddisks deprecated?

Michel Alexandre Salim msalim at cs.indiana.edu
Tue Aug 16 14:51:59 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 09:48 -0500, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 06:44 -0400, Alan Cox wrote: 
> > On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 04:54:56PM -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > > years?) drives were DMA66, then DMA100, now DMA133.  I half expected my
> > > laptop hdd to be at least DMA66, but seems to be stuck at 33.
> > 
> > UDMA66 and higher requires 80 pin cables. Since almost no laptop drive is fast
> > enough to benefit from UDMA66 almost no laptops bother.
> > 
> Either new laptops do have UDMA, or hdparm is broken: I could do -X69
> but -X70 fails, so it seems that 

... that using Evolution from Rawhide to send this might not be prudent.
Is UDMA mode 5 different from UDMA66, presumably?

- Michel




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