[Soekris] net5501 - Enabling udma/66+ and reliability
rune at megahurts.dk
Tue Jan 20 23:52:55 UTC 2009
Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <497500C9.8010900 at megahurts.dk>, Rune Petersen writes:
>> 1) Is there a "nicer" way to enable udma/66+ speeds on the net5501 rather than
>> hacking the ata driver?
> No, not currently.
>> 2) Is the 80-wire simply broken on the net5501 or isn't udma/66+ speeds supported?
> Søren didn't do the 80-wire trick correctly.
I just wanted to make sure that it wasn't intentional.
>> 3) since it doesn't work "out of the box"; I have to ask if it is considered
>> safe to run a SATA disk at udma/100.
> You shouldn't get too much trouble with it, but the performance gain
> in practice is also limited.
The reason I am interested in udma/100 is that I get ~57MB/s (hdparm) with it
enabled on the net5501.
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