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[Discuss] Why are all my hard drives slow on Ubuntu? (new computer)

On 08/29/2013 11:47 AM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> On 08/29/2013 11:18 AM, Daniel Barrett wrote:
>> I removed the RAID card entirely and just tested the Western Digital Red.
>> Still slow.
> The only other thing I can think of is that maybe there are some kernel
> command-line options that Ubuntu might set (for compatibility's sake)
> that force an old IDE mode (although admittedly I didn't see anything to
> indicate that in dmesg).
> Can you
>    cat /proc/cmdline
> and post the results?  (feel free to scrub any UUID-looking things,
> those aren't relevant).
> I'd also be curious to see the difference in /proc/cmdline with the
> Knoppix.

If you're booting into knoppix anyway, might as well also post the dmesg 
output from knoppix so that we can compare the two.


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