Subject: Re: pciide performance on alpha
To: Andreas Johansson <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/12/1999 13:49:41
On Thu, Aug 12, 1999 at 09:09:04AM +0200, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> Hi!
> I have another question regarding pciide: Is there anyone that has seen
> really good performance with pciide and the alpha?

With my plain pc164 with its cmd0646 (DMA, not UltraDMA) controller, I get
about 9MB/sec from a Maxtor disk that does about the same with UDMA on
my x86 box.

What kind of IDE disk do you have that can do 16MB/sec from the platters?!