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Using hdparm to speed hard disk access

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Did you ever just wornder how to tell what kind of performance you're getting on your 'tricked-out' Linux box?

Don't overlook hdparm(8). If you've never heard of it, don't worry. Most people I've talked to haven't either. But if you're running an IDE/Linux system (as many folks are), you'll wonder how you ever got this far without it. I know I did....
 read more | score:2173 | -Ray, July 6, 2000 (Updated: June 15, 2003)
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