Jump to content

Slow HDD


Slice
 Share

Recommended Posts

hmm... have you tried using the EDP package and see if that makes a diffrence, the dsdt.aml from dsdt contains some stuff for the HD

 

Btw.. what HD model did you buy ?

I use the EDP dsdt with my additions so the ATA stuff already hear. (else KP at startup, I know).

I think the problem is not in HDD model, and not in slow CPU. The problem in Powermanagement when HDD became energy-saving slow mode. Don't know where it is.

Today, after some tuning it works more or less fine.

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Check bios settings?

 

It was the first I did. See no any usefull about.

 

HDD:

[b]SAMSUNG HS12YHA:[/b]


 Capacity:	120,03 GB (120 034 123 776 bytes)

 Model:	SAMSUNG HS12YHA 

 Revision:	3AD10-00

 Serial Number:	S1QRJQSZ901949

 Removable Media:	No

 Detachable Drive:	No

 BSD Name:	disk0

 Protocol:	ATA

 Unit Number:	0

 Socket Type:	Internal

 Low Power Polling:	No

 Partition Map Type:	MBR (Master Boot Record)

 S.M.A.R.T. status:	Verified

 Volumes:

[b]MacHDD:[/b]

 Capacity:	100,09 GB (100 085 637 120 bytes)

 Available:	57,73 GB (57 726 676 992 bytes)

 Writable:	Yes

 File System:	Journaled HFS+

 BSD Name:	disk0s1

 Mount Point:	/

[b]OtherHD:[/b]

 Capacity:	19,73 GB (19 733 446 656 bytes)

 Available:	10,96 GB (10 958 864 384 bytes)

 Writable:	Yes

 File System:	Journaled HFS+

 BSD Name:	disk0s2

 Mount Point:	/Volumes/OtherHD

As you see I already occupied 40Gb, so 30Gb is impossible for me to work. tongue.gif

 

May be here

[b]System Power Settings:[/b]


 AC Power:

 System Sleep Timer (Minutes):	0


 Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes):	0

Zero is wrong?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Administrators

Formatted capacity : 120GB

High Speed Digital Signal Processor Based Architecture

Low Power HDC

Advanced Power Management Control

Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle Motor Technology

SATA S.M.A.R.T Compliant

SATA 48-bit Address Feature Set

Multi-Burst On-The-Fly Error Correction

SilentSeekâ„¢

 

Capacity * 120GB

Interface PATA/ZIF

Buffer DRAM Size 8 MB

Byte per Sector 4K

Rotational Speed 4200 RPM

 

....

 

 

4200 rpm.. that explains why its slow.. you can get both 5200 and 7200rpm for zif pata.. ;)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

hmm.. i noticed that in bios for your model there is setting for configuring if you want the machine to be "quite" or have "performance" .. did you fiddle with that ?

Yes, I set "performance" and now it works more or less fine. May be another changes in my system gave me effect... dunno.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...