Native SATA vs. PATA-emulation - difference?
tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Fri May 18 15:25:56 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-05-18 at 10:57 -0400, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-05-18 at 11:04 +0200, Patrick M. Hausen wrote:
> > to UDMA33. I figure, they can safely be ignored?
> Only if there isn't some massive performance degradation.
> ports/benchmarks/bonie++ can tell you that.
> As for the boot loader and your gmirror volumes; it's hard to say. It's
> possible that there is some "absolute" or "non-relative" data in there
> related to the device and the bus.
> Also: Maybe the geometry of the devices changes between modes?
> Send us the comparable dmesg(8) in both modes?
On my Intel ICH7 based laptop, switching from SATA/PATA emulation to
SATA native mode changes the device of my HD from ad0 to ad4.
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