[mythtv-users] Re: Pundit-R SATA drive speed

Graham gravety at grahamvoce.com
Fri Dec 2 17:40:47 EST 2005

Has anyone found a solution to this?  I have tried a number of things
(kernel upgrades, hdparm settings, BIOS settings) with no luck, I still
get a lowly 14MB/s.  I would have stayed with my PATA drive had I seen
this thread sooner!

The chipset is a Marvell 88i8030.


cfactor wrote:

> Even with two conversions, I don't think it'd account for ~75% speed
> loss. For now, I've put in a PATA drive and am getting 55MB/s.
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> On Thu, 14 Jul 2005, belcampo wrote:
>> SATA on the motherboard of the Pundit-R is acheived with a PATA2SATA
>> converter, some SATA drives, surely the somewhat older ones use a
>> converter in which case you do have 2 conversions.
>> The conversion-chip can be recognized by a big M near the SATA
>> connector. Some
>> older drives use the same chip.
>> Henk Schoneveld
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