[gentoo-user] Need help to improve boot time using readahead-list

2010-01-23 Thread Ngoc Nguyen Bao
Hi, I'm trying to use readahead-list to improve my system's boot time. But I'm now stuck in customizing /etc/readahead-list to fit my system. So if anyone used it, could you give me some advices? Thanks. P/s: I read about thishttp://www.gentoo-wiki.info/HOWTO_prefetch_files_on_bootbut it doesn't

Re: [gentoo-user] Knoppix twice as fast as Gentoo?

2005-04-11 Thread Andrew Gaydenko
) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 8 (on) -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

RE: [gentoo-user] Knoppix twice as fast as Gentoo?

2005-04-11 Thread Alexander Veit
Andrew Gaydenko wrote: I have readahead= 256 (on) readahead 8 is even slower (15.48MB/sec). In the meantime I wonder if the buffered-read value reported by hdparm has any significance. Perhaps I should run some real benchmarks. Alex -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-user] Re: tweaking hdparm settings

2005-04-23 Thread James
set c1 as you have suggest, and set the readahead back to 256 the original value. Thanks James -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response

2007-02-07 Thread Benno Schulenberg
= 0 Maybe set readahead to a smaller value? Something like 8 or 16? At least that's what http://linuxgazette.net/issue79/punk.html advises. If you have specific reasons for the higher value, then please elaborate. Benno -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] tweaking hdparm settings

2005-04-22 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
drive read-lookahead to 1 (on) multcount= 16 (on) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) readahead= 64 (on) Which does not exact list the same params as 'hdparm /dev/hda'. Furthermore, maybe my HD can handle 256 on the readahead settings? AFAIK, the readahead setting

Re: [gentoo-user] Weird pauses making me nuts

2005-10-31 Thread Holly Bostick
(on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 19929/255/63, sectors = 320173056, start = 0 Would that it was so simple: hdparm /dev/hda /dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1

Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response

2007-02-07 Thread Michael Schreckenbauer
) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 234493056, start = 0 Maybe set readahead to a smaller value? Something like 8 or 16? At least that's what http://linuxgazette.net/issue79/punk.html advises. If you have specific reasons for the higher value, then please elaborate

Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response

2007-02-07 Thread Hemmann, Volker Armin
= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 234493056, start = 0 Maybe set readahead to a smaller value? Something like 8 or 16? At least that's what http://linuxgazette.net/issue79/punk.html

[gentoo-user] Again SATA: hdparm - dma ???

2006-08-04 Thread Meino Christian Cramer
Hi, what tool do I need to get/set the complete set of parameters of SATA-hds? Or in other words: Is SATA under linux scsi or ide ? (what a crazy question...) With hdparm I only get: IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry

Re: [gentoo-user] hdparm settings

2005-04-25 Thread Mark Knecht
(off) readahead= 256 (on) How to test the drive performance and make the HD settings permanent has eluded me. Ideas are most welcome. James -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-user] hdparm settings

2005-04-25 Thread James
= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) How to test the drive performance and make the HD settings permanent has eluded me. Ideas are most welcome. James -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: dd if=/dev/dvd of=backup.iso - DMA related problem

2006-03-23 Thread Joseph
(on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) HDIO_GETGEO failed: Invalid argument [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ sudo eject [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ sudo hdparm /dev/hdc /dev/hdc: IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: DVD recording speed is awfully low

2006-10-19 Thread Matias Grana
, though. What say hdparm /dev/hdb ? -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list - # hdparm /dev/hdb /dev/hdb: IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) HDIO_GETGEO

Re: [gentoo-user] how to use RAM

2009-10-13 Thread Joshua Murphy
of 4GB to feed it. [1] artifice ~ # busybox readahead BusyBox v1.14.2 (2009-10-13 06:37:22) multi-call binary Usage: readahead [FILE]... Preload FILE(s) in RAM cache so that subsequent reads for thosefiles do not block on disk I/O I use sys-apps/preload ... is this comparable? I don't

[gentoo-user] Re: Local phenomena or is reiserfs quite slow

2005-04-17 Thread Harry Putnam
how to tell if udma is on or not... it isn't mentioned in this output unless you meant `dma': hdparm /dev/hda /dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256

Re: [gentoo-user] Slow HD

2005-08-18 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
(on)  keepsettings =  0 (off)  readonly     =  0 (off)  readahead    = 256 (on)  geometry     = 65535/16/63, sectors = 80026361856, start = 0 flash linux # you may want to turn on 32 bit io and unmaskirq too. How do you do that ? man hdparm ;) -c1 turns on 32 bit io, -u1 turns on unmaskirq

Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response

2007-02-08 Thread Michael Schreckenbauer
(on) IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 234493056, start = 0 Maybe set readahead to a smaller value? Something

Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response

2007-02-09 Thread Hemmann, Volker Armin
wrote: 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= 256 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors

Re: [gentoo-user] setting using_dma on a BenQ DVD/RW drive

2005-08-08 Thread Joseph
) readahead= 256 (on) hdparm for plextor on new machine: /dev/hdd: IO_support = 0 (16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 0 (off) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) So, I strongly believe it has to do with some setting in the kernel

RE: [gentoo-user] hdparm settings

2005-04-25 Thread david.phillips
(on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) How to test the drive performance and make the HD settings permanent has eluded me. Ideas are most welcome. James -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list Visit our website at http://www.ubs.com This message contains confidential

Re: [gentoo-user] how to use RAM

2009-10-14 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Joshua Murphy schrieb: Yep! sys-apps/preload goes a long way to automate what I did with busybox's readahead tool, and I'm about 99% certain they both make the same system call to do the work anyways... it's all a matter of how where they get their list of *what* to fetch... I, as I said

Re: [gentoo-user] KDE programs starts slowly

2006-01-29 Thread Korondi Márk
(on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 64 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 120060444672, start = 0 So, sorry if I'd asked badly, but I think you misunderstand me... :-$ Programs that don't use KDE (gftp, firefox, bittorrent, gtk-demo

Re: [gentoo-user] Knoppix twice as fast as Gentoo?

2005-04-11 Thread Alexander Veit
) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 8 (on) geometry = 65535/16/63, sectors = 78198750, start = 0 the buffered read performance is 17,44 MB/sec as with Gentoo. What does this mean? Alex -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Performance problem at writing big files and Multitasking

2007-02-07 Thread Mike
/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 26310/16/63, sectors = 26520480, start = 0 cat /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler noop [cfq] Linux c-68

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd

2011-08-22 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 22.08.2011 20:29, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: update: edited the example in the gentoo-wiki now. replying to myself once more, which makes it feel more like a wiki or blog than a mailing-list ;-) additional thoughts: * as there is readahead-support in systemd I assume I could get rid

Re: [gentoo-user] hdparm settings

2005-04-25 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Hi, On Monday 25 April 2005 15:53, James wrote: Hello, Upon rebooting my portable I get these settings: /dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead

[gentoo-user] Re: hdparm settings

2005-04-25 Thread James
after a reboot: /dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 60011642880, start = 0 icelander:/home/james

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: hdparm settings

2005-04-29 Thread Tamas Sarga
sure how robust it is. Here's my results after a reboot: /dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors

[gentoo-user] Faulty IDE ribbon?

2005-09-04 Thread Mick
= 32 (on) IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16676/16/63, sectors = 8606545920, start = 0 # hdparm /dev/hdd /dev/hdd: IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq

Re: ???UNSURE??? [gentoo-user] Faulty IDE ribbon?

2005-09-04 Thread Laurent CARON
/hdc: multcount= 32 (on) IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16676/16/63, sectors = 8606545920, start = 0 # hdparm /dev/hdd /dev/hdd: IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit

Re: [gentoo-user] displaying the actual order init scripts will run

2007-12-19 Thread Joost Roeleveld
# (#145219) Could use lirc mouse as input device # (#70689 comment #92) Start after consolefont to avoid display corruption after bootmisc readahead-list ypbind autofs openvpn gpm netmount lircd consolefont before alsasound # Start before X use acpid

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Laptop ATI Integrated Video Performance?

2007-12-29 Thread Drew Tomlinson
. tagalong conf.d # hdparm /dev/hdb /dev/hdb: IO_support= 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq = 0 (off) using_dma = 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead = 256 (on) You may want to check to make sure the XV video overlay support is enabled

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Local phenomena or is reiserfs quite slow

2005-04-17 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
(on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 65535/16/63, sectors = 60040544256, start = 0 well, your udma is on .. but you could do yourself a favour try this as root: hdparm -u1 -c1 /dev/hda this will set unmaskirq, which is usually a good thing

Re: [gentoo-user] Performance problem at writing big files and Multitasking

2007-02-07 Thread Daniel Pielmeier
= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 26310/16/63, sectors = 26520480, start = 0 cat /sys/block/hda/queue/scheduler noop [cfq] Linux c-68-85-77-239 2.6.20-gentoo #4 PREEMPT Tue Feb 6 17:03:56 EST 2007 i686 AMD Athlon(tm) XP

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: dd if=/dev/dvd of=backup.iso - DMA related problem

2006-03-23 Thread Joseph
: IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) HDIO_GETGEO failed: Invalid argument DMA is still on. I don't know why I always get that HDIO_GETGEO failed error. Do you have another CD/DVD

Re: [gentoo-user] Slow HD

2005-08-17 Thread Mark Knecht
is your machine using? (lspci) From my laptop: flash linux # hdparm /dev/hda /dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 65535/16/63

Re: [gentoo-user] Slow HD

2005-08-17 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
(on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 65535/16/63, sectors = 80026361856, start = 0 flash linux # you may want to turn on 32 bit io and unmaskirq too. Which are both beneficial. -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Slow HD

2005-08-17 Thread Mark Knecht
? I compiled it in the kernel and now DMA is on by default. # hdparm /dev/hda /dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd weirdness with courier-authdaemond

2014-03-13 Thread Adam Carter
-initctl.service systemd-journal-flush.service systemd-journald.service systemd-localed.service systemd-logind.service systemd-modules-load.service systemd-random-seed.service systemd-readahead-collect.service systemd-readahead-done.service systemd-readahead-replay.service systemd-remount-fs.service

Re: [gentoo-user] nfs and samba doesn't mount at boot

2006-09-22 Thread Pawel K
lirc mouse as input device after bootmisc readahead-list ypbind autofs openvpn gpm netmount lircd before alsasound net.lo # Start before X use acpid hald xfs } Do You have any idea what can be wrong ? Thank You for help. -at --- Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

[gentoo-user] «-»: [gentoo-user] eselect sh set dash?

2012-05-05 Thread Samuraiii
Hi All, also readahead-list has some problems with dash as sh. S On 2012-05-05 11:17, Florian Philipp wrote: Am 01.05.2012 18:53, schrieb Florian Philipp: Am 29.04.2012 16:04, schrieb Marc Joliet

Re: [gentoo-user] Knoppix twice as fast as Gentoo?

2005-04-11 Thread Robert G. Hays
= 0 (off) readahead= 8 (on) geometry = 65535/16/63, sectors = 4003776, start = 0 Model=MAXTOR 4K040H2, FwRev=A08.1500, SerialNo=672123459983 Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw15uSec Fixed DTR10Mbs } RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=32256, SectSize=21298, ECCbytes=4 BuffType=DualPortCache

[gentoo-user] Knoppix twice as fast as Gentoo?

2005-04-11 Thread Alexander Veit
(on) using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 8 (on) geometry = 65535/16/63, sectors = 4003776, start = 0 Model=MAXTOR 4K040H2, FwRev=A08.1500, SerialNo=672123459983 Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw15uSec Fixed DTR10Mbs } RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize

Re: [gentoo-user] Very bad system response

2007-02-06 Thread Hemmann, Volker Armin
= 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 234493056, start = 0 [ 36.419597] hda: 234493056 sectors (120060 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=16383/255/63, UDMA(100) and [ 37.500706] ahci :03:00.0: AHCI 0001. 32 slots 1 ports 3 Gbps 0x1

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd

2011-08-23 Thread Joost Roeleveld
On Monday, August 22, 2011 11:09:02 PM Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: Am 22.08.2011 20:29, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: update: edited the example in the gentoo-wiki now. replying to myself once more, which makes it feel more like a wiki or blog than a mailing-list ;-) There wasn't much

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd

2011-08-23 Thread Joost Roeleveld
On Monday, August 22, 2011 11:09:02 PM Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: Am 22.08.2011 20:29, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: update: edited the example in the gentoo-wiki now. replying to myself once more, which makes it feel more like a wiki or blog than a mailing-list ;-) There wasn't much

Re: [gentoo-user] Weird pauses making me nuts

2005-10-31 Thread Martins Steinbergs
in the right direction. Thanks, Holly sounds like no DMA enabled mar bin # hdparm /dev/hdb /dev/hdb: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 1 (32-bit) unmaskirq= 1 (on) --using_dma= 1 (on) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 19929

[gentoo-user] Problem with hdparm and SATA-controller

2007-11-15 Thread Marc Blumentritt
not the real problem. I think I have a problem with my sata driver, since the output of hdparm looks like this: hive linux # hdparm /dev/sda /dev/sda: IO_support= 0 (default 16-bit) readonly = 0 (off) readahead = 256 (on) geometry = 30394/255/63, sectors = 488281250, start = 0 hive

Re: [gentoo-user] Slow HD

2005-08-17 Thread Mark Knecht
/dev/hda: multcount= 16 (on) IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit) unmaskirq= 0 (off) using_dma= 1 (on) Here, your dma is on! :) keepsettings = 0 (off) readonly = 0 (off) readahead= 256 (on) geometry = 65535/16/63, sectors = 80026361856, start