DMA RAID query

dave s ubuntu at
Wed Mar 8 20:57:00 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 08 Mar 2006 20:49, Phillip Susi wrote:
> It isn't that simply having the drives there slow things down, it is
> using them.  IDE can only talk to one of the two drives at a time, so if
> you are reading data from the cdrom, or burning a disc in the writer,
> then the hard drive throughput will drop like a rock.

That makes sense, hello extra PCI ATA controller :)


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