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

On August 29, 2013, Matthew Gillen wrote:
>Can you
>   cat /proc/cmdline
>and post the results?  (feel free to scrub any UUID-looking things...

Ubuntu 12.04:

  BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.0-37-generic root=UUID=... ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7

Knoppix 7.2:

  lang=en apm=power-off initrd=minirt.gz nomce libata.force=noncq hpsa.hpsa_allow_any=1 loglevel=1 BOOT_IMAGE=linux 

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

The dmesg output can now be compared at:

- Ubuntu:
- Knoppix:

Thank you for your help so far.

Dan Barrett
dbarrett at

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