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From: Jeff Garzik <>
To: Eduard Hasenleithner <>
Subject: Re: Better performance with pdc20376 compared to SiI 3112
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2003 14:09:28 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Eduard Hasenleithner wrote:
> Hello.
> Although I like the SiI 3112 due it's open specs I found that the
> somehow "closed" pdc20376 promise chip performs essentially better
> with the new GPL drivers on a non-tweaked 2.6.0-test11 kernel :(
> With SiI 3112 I get about 16MB/s, with pdc20376 54MB/s, which is
> most likely the maximum harddisk performance of my seagate drive.

Like Bart mentioned, both Promise and SiI are the same:  closed specs, 
GPL'd driver.

> So what is the status of the siimage driver? Can I expect it to
> improve in further kernel releases?

I certainly hope so :)  We're actively discussing the 3112 errata fix 
right now...


      parent reply	other threads:[~2003-11-30 19:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-28 23:48 Better performance with pdc20376 compared to SiI 3112 Eduard Hasenleithner
2003-11-28 23:58 ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2003-11-30 19:09 ` Jeff Garzik [this message]

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