Mikel Olasagasti wrote:
I'm having problems with my disk on a Latitude D820 after upgrading
kernel to any >2.6.20 No DMA support can be activated, giving me a very
poor I/O performance.
I'm using ata_piix driver on a ICH7 system with no AHCI support AFAIK
Actually, no. You are really using the IDE driver ("hda") for your disk
on the 2.6.23 kernel.
You can fix this by just not including the IDE driver in your kernel build,
and by fixing your /boot/grub/menu.lst file to use root=/dev/sda6
instead of root=/dev/hda6.
Plus whatever special soup gentoo might require.
I opened a thread on gentoo-forums (the distro I use) with all the
output i think can be interesting.
Hope you can help me guys. Thanks for all :)
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