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April 26th, 2009, 11:29 AM
DVD Video playback is poor in linux, however works well in windows.

sudo hdparm -t /dev/scd0
[sudo] password for discord:

/dev/scd0:
Timing buffered disk reads: 2 MB in 4.26 seconds = 480.64 kB/sec

According to someone running 7.04 they saw a much greater speed in 7.04 with piix module loaded

http://davesource.com/Solutions/Linu...ic-Y5.html#DVD

Some information about the ICH6-M chipset and dma

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Proble...SATA_and_Linux


opened a bug on launchpad, but nobody cares...

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...ux/+bug/357531