BLFS from host?

Ian Molton spyro at
Thu Nov 14 12:16:42 PST 2002

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002 15:21:01 -0000
"Matthew Burgess" <ca9mbu at> wrote:

> You might want to install hdparm if you haven't already (I'm assuming
> you've got an IDE drive that supports DMA).  This should noticably
> increase I/O throughput.

No it wont. installing it alone does nothing. you might need to actually
use it, but most drives default to DMA on.
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