Subject: Re: 160 GB HD on PWS
To: Jochen Kunz <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/05/2003 11:56:24
On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 09:52:39AM +0200, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> The Sun Ultra 5 / 10 has the same CMD 64x IDE controller and this
> machine is knowen for its bad IDE performance. (OK, this may be the
> fault of Slowlaris too.) 

No, it's the controllers fault. It can't do any UltraDMA IDE mode, so you
only get a few bytes per DMA transfer.