Utility for manipulating hard drive parameters
hdparm is a GNU/Linux shell utility for viewing and manipulating various IDE drive and driver parameters. Most drives can benefit from improved performance using a command similar to "hdparm -qm8 -qu1 -qc1 -qW1 -qd1 /dev/hda"
4 January 2002
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