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hi all i recently install yoper on my pc and one of the things i've to say about it is that it's absolutly awsome!!!! On the other hand i've got ...
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    PC frezes when accessing harddisk


    hi all

    i recently install yoper on my pc and one of the things i've to say about it is that it's absolutly awsome!!!!
    On the other hand i've got a problem that i can't solve: when the system access the harddisk to read or write any files (specialy large ones) my computer totaly frezes up
    before installing yoper i've tried mandrake, ubuntu and arklinux and this has never hapened....
    can anyone please help me????

    ps: i've got HP laptop running with a P4 2.66 GHz; 512Mb Ram; 40Gb Harddisk

    thks

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    Re: PC frezes when accessing harddisk

    Quote Originally Posted by mukanico
    i recently install yoper on my pc and one of the things i've to say about it is that it's absolutly awsome!!!!
    Great decision. Congratulations!

    Quote Originally Posted by mukanico
    On the other hand i've got a problem that i can't solve: when the system access the harddisk to read or write any files (specialy large ones) my computer totaly frezes up
    thks
    My shot would be DMA for disk not being activated.
    Tell us what the:
    Code:
     hdparm /dev/hda
    says.

    And if necessary, activate DMA with:
    Code:
     hdparm -d1 /dev/hda
    (assuming that your disk is HDA - the primary master)[/code]

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    I had the same probelm with yoper and what I did was just gave up and threw away the CD.

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