RE: NForce2 pseudoscience stability testing (2.6.0-test11)

From: Allen Martin
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 20:33:43 EST

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> From: b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 5:23 PM
> How is the performance of the generic IDE driver?
> My experience that it was almost unusable (kernel 2.4.22,
> 2.4.23) (fsck taking hours, etc)

You won't be able to use DMA without the AMD/nForce driver, so yes it will
be very slow. I'd try the add-in card if you have one available, it will be
more similar to the config that fails but just with a different controller.

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