[ltp] T40: DMA Mode

Thomas de Grenier de Latour linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 7 Nov 2003 17:37:29 +0100

On Fri, 7 Nov 2003 17:30:11 +0100 (CET)
Heiko Rosemann <hrosema@fkg.goe.ni.schule.de> wrote:

> I almost wanted to send in that comment, too, but - tried it out on my
> X30 with 40G disk, and even if I explicitly deactivate DMA (and have
> the read speed drop from 20MB/s to 4MB/s) hdparm -i and hdparm -I both
> report the dma line as above, which I definitly would interpret as
> "running UDMA5"


Okay, I should have made the test too... 
I hope the output of hdparm with no option is more reliable then.