John Nilsson john at milsson.nu
Thu Jul 28 11:48:38 UTC 2005

On tor, 2005-07-28 at 09:42 +0700, Chanchao wrote:
> As for hdparm, it would be best if users didn't have to fiddle with it
> at all. By all means leave the option for people to tweak to their
> hearts delight for those who want/need to do so, but some of the more
> basic settings should be controlled (or at least managed) by the
> (applications included in the) OS. Such as whether to use DMA or
> not.

I don't know if Gentoo perfoms som extra magic while booting but when I
had I didn't need to run the hdparm script while booting. Every thing
was configured automaticly. Does ubuntu explcitly turn off features if
not told otherwise?


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