[TriLUG] Slow hard drive Centos 5.6

Mike Norwood norwoodm at embarqmail.com
Wed Oct 5 18:03:04 EDT 2011


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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