[SLE] faster hd with hdparm



I guess i have made all i can to increase my hard
drive speed. It is an ata-100 HD but all i've got is
34.32 MB/sec (hdparm -Tt). Is there something I'm
forgetting?
Gil


# hdparm -i /dev/hda

/dev/hda:

Model=Maxtor 4D040H2, FwRev=DAH017K0,
SerialNo=D21EQNAE
Config={ Fixed }
RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0,
ECCbytes=57
BuffType=DualPortCache, BuffSize=2048kB,
MaxMultSect=16, MultSect=16
CurCHS=16383/16/63, CurSects=16514064, LBA=yes,
LBAsects=80041151
IORDY=on/off, tPIO={min:120,w/IORDY:120},
tDMA={min:120,rec:120}
PIO modes: pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4
DMA modes: mdma0 mdma1 mdma2
UDMA modes: udma0 udma1 udma2 udma3 udma4 *udma5
AdvancedPM=yes: disabled (255) WriteCache=enabled
Drive conforms to: ATA/ATAPI-6 T13 1410D revision 0:

* signifies the current active mode



# hdparm -Tt /dev/hda

/dev/hda:
Timing cached reads: 2128 MB in 2.00 seconds =
1064.00 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 104 MB in 3.03 seconds
= 34.32 MB/sec



# hdparm /dev/hda

/dev/hda:
multcount = 16 (on)
IO_support = 1 (32-bit)
unmaskirq = 1 (on)
using_dma = 1 (on)
keepsettings = 0 (off)
readonly = 0 (off)
readahead = 8 (on)
geometry = 4982/255/63, sectors = 80041151, start
= 0





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