Re: 2.6.9: VIA sATA cannot switch to 32bit I/O?
From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Tue Dec 21 2004 - 14:36:19 EST
Jan Marek wrote:
I have problem with my Abit AV8 MB (s939 with VIA KT800Pro chipset and
VIA sATA controller and 120GB Seagate Barracuda disk): I cannot switch
32bit access to disk to on?! I'm using libata driver...
When I use hdparm -c1 /dev/sda, I've got some error message (sorry, I
haven't this message here, it's my home computer). Therefore disk is too
slow to putting data for burning CD's and I need 'burnfree' feature...
Please, have anyone advice for me to speedup disk access, or is it
This will not speed up disk access. libata uses 16-bit I/O
unconditionally for PIO data transfers...
...but you are using DMA for data transfers, which is light years
faster than PIO anyway.
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