why CDROM operations cause system to be slow and HD operations
dmitry.mityugov at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 08:33:56 GMT 2005
On 7/13/05, Yuri <yuri at tsoft.com> wrote:
> When I read something from CDROM my system gets visibly slow and HD
> reads/writes do not have the same effect.
> I think they both should have similar effect on system performance since
> multiple requests should just wait till completion interrupt and other
> processes shouldn't be affected.
Is DMA enabled on both the HD and CDROM?
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