Subject: Re: UVM/other problems for desktop^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hlaptop users in current?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: George Michaelson <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2002 17:11:18
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002 18:03:13 +1100 Daniel Carosone <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 04:33:44PM +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
> > # atactl /dev/wd0 identify
> > Model: IC25N010ATDA04-0, Rev: DACOA70A, Serial #: 170171J6499
> That's a laptop disk, no? The subject says desktops :)
ok. I confused things :-) -The laptop IS the desktop. Its docked :-)
I changed the subject...
> However, laptops are certainly a good illustration of why you do
> want to do "everything" on one machine. Mine sure can't be dependent
> on anything else.
> > Command sets/features enabled:
> > write cache
> Careful. See other thread.
Which other thread!!! (really. I'll go there if I know which to go to ...)
> However, with this on, if you're blocking for seeks it's almost
> certainly reads, writes will return almost immediately unless
> there's a whole lot and the disk's cache is full of them.
> NEW_BUFQ_STRATEGY might even wind up worse for you.
oh bummer. ok. so definately 'try this last' :-)