Re: [git patches] libata updates

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 16:32:16 EST

Stephen Clark wrote:
Yeah the kernel will boot but the hd performance is sh*t on my laptop. I am running FC6 with
kernel 2.6.21 and without the combined_mode setting my disk performance goes down to a
whopping 1.25mb/sec from 44mb/sec when I boot with combined_mode=libata. It make my
system unusable!

No, that's the split-driver configuration that causes the slowdown.

Now that both drivers fully support the hardware, either driver can make things go full speed.

Please try testing the update first :)


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