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Re: slow FC4 to FC5 upgrade



Hi Jack,
Am Donnerstag, den 23.03.2006, 12:40 -0500 schrieb Jack Howarth:
> A user here started the upgrade this morning
> with IDE=nodma and the anaconda claims to need close to 450
> minutes to complete. Is this normal? The machine has an 
> ultra IDE drive.

The drive could be faster, but without DMA access on the IDE bus it can
only operate in PIO-Mode which is in fact really really slow.

Why is he using IDE=nodma?

Regards,
Ingo

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