Performance Issues with AMD64 3000+, 1.5GB RAM,
mark at mkproductions.org
Thu Aug 25 20:35:41 GMT 2005
Laurence Sanford wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Mark Kane wrote:
>>> Hmm, if bzip2 can't saturate the CPU, I would say it's probably waiting
>>> for disk reads/writes.
>> The drives I was trying to compress from/to are both brand new 200GB
>> Maxtor 7200RPM ATA133 drives. Maybe that has something to do with the
>> bad controller on this series of boards.
> Are both of these drives on the same channel? If so, remember that ATA
> cannot read/write to two drives on the same channel at the same time.
Nope, my board does not allow them to be on the same channel or I get
UDMA ICRC READ and WRITE errors (had a thread going about that here as
All drives are on their own channel.
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