Subject: Re: new SATA controller/drive _very_ slow (PIO mode 0)
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jim Bernard <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/23/2007 19:14:48
On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 07:09:35PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >   The fact that it worked at full speed with dma under knoppix indicates that
> > it can be done.  The question is how difficult it is to fix, and whether it's
> > preferable just to buy a different card and hope it works better, i.e., that
> > it's a problem with support for the card and not a drive quirk.
> It may be a drive problem at this point. The best way to know would be
> to test the controller with another drive, if you have one handy.

  I don't have another one, unfortunately.  Keep in mind that it worked fine
under knoppix (linux on a cd) with dma, so it seems difficult to see how
there could be a problem with either the card or the drive.