Performance Issues with AMD64 3000+, 1.5GB RAM,
lauasanf at wilderness.homeip.net
Thu Aug 25 20:32:39 GMT 2005
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.
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