[mythtv] hdparm question
rick at sapphire.no-ip.com
Thu Jan 23 16:39:51 EST 2003
On Wednesday 22 January 2003 11:39 pm, Ryan A. Carris wrote:
It depends what distro you are running. you can almost always just add the
hdparm commands to /etc/rc.d/rc.local (or your distro's equivalent).. but
there are more elegant ways for some distros
> I got MythTV working well, just need some fine tuning of the rest of the
> system now. Hopefully, this will be my last question for a while.
> I've turned on 32 Bit Access (wow, what a difference) and DMA using
> hdparm. It really helps. I have a 80GB WD Special Edition 7200RPM 8MB
> cache drive. My video goes from jerky to smooth.
> Question, and I think this will help a lot of people: How do I get
> 32bit access and DMA set at boot?
> I was guessing by changing /etc/fstab, but after reading
> http://linux.oreillynet.com/pub/a/linux/2000/06/29/hdparm.html (a good
> read,thanks to the person who suggested it here) it indicates that I
> need to add a script to my /etc/rc.d/*.
> Could someone please explain how to do this.
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