Re: Slow UltraDMA using tar

Alex Buell (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 10:35:18 -0400 (EWT)

On Sun, 26 Jul 1998, Sean Garagan wrote:

> I have noticed that untar'ing a file on an UltraDMA HD seems to be extremely
> slow. Doing an untar with Apache-1.3.1.tar.gz took almost two minutes while
> untar on the kernel source took much longer.

Umm, had you been reading the mailing list more often, you'd know that DMA
is now disabled by default. You need to renable it if you need it. [Don't
hold anyone responsible for any data corruption should it happen though]


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