Subject: Re: pciide performance on alpha
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/12/1999 11:53:23
On Thu, 12 Aug 1999 20:46:53 +0200 
 Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:

 > The problem here is that he is getting the same bad performances with a
 > Promise Ultra/33, where the same board with the same driver in a PC flies ...
 > Maybe there's a problem at a upper level (mainbus/pci bridge) ?
 > A lot of parameter seems uninitialised as well in the standart PCI header
 > (latency being one).

I think I remember someone else mentioning that the PCI Latency Timer wasn't
initialized properly by the firmware on some PC164 models...

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>