[TriLUG] Slow hard drive Centos 5.6

Scott Chilcote scottchilcote at att.net
Wed Oct 5 20:09:34 EDT 2011


Here's a detailed description (for debian):

     Scott C.

On 10/05/2011 06:03 PM, Mike Norwood wrote:
> Igor,
> The noprobe seems to be working well so far, but if I have trouble I will
> reboot without it and compare that output. If I need to do this, how would
> I "blacklist" the module I did not want to use?
> Thanks, Mike
> On Wed, 5 Oct 2011, Igor Partola wrote:
>> I wonder if you have a newer controller and two drivers are set to be able
>> to control it. I would look at dmesg/lspci to see which driver is listed for
>> the controller with and without that kernel parameter and see if it's a
>> simple matter of blacklisting the older module.
>> Igor
>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Mike Norwood<norwoodm at embarqmail.com>wrote:
>>> Ron and Igor,
>>> Thanks for ideas.  I found a solution that seems to work, just will need
>>> to make sure it does not affect anything else.  I saw suggestion to add
>>> hda=noprobe and hda=none to kernel line of grub.conf.   When I did this
>>> and rebooted, it sees drive as sda and drive access is back to normal
>>> speediness.
>>> Thanks again.  Mike.

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