From: Mario Holbe <Mario.Holbe@TU-Ilmenau.DE> - 2005-02-09 11:26:13
Patrick Pejack <ppejack@...> wrote:
> Does anyone know if it is possible to use smartmontools to determine whether or not a disk drive's cache is enabled or disabled?
AFAIK you cannot disable the Read-Cache of an IDE device.
Regarding Write-Cache you could have a look at /proc/ide/hdx/settings
... the last entry is wcache.
I heard, if you play a NT-CD backwards, you get satanic messages...
That's nothing. If you play it forwards, it installs NT.