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i looked everywhere for an answer to this question, Linux Questions, google, and chat rooms, but nobody can help.
i read other posts about hdparm, and people telling the person to add "hdparm -c 1 -d 1 -k 1 /dev/hda" to their /etc/rc.local. Ive done this to my hda AND hdc, but it doesnt seem to work. i added the lines hdparm -c 1 -d 1 -k 1 /dev/hda (and hdc) at the bottom of the /etc/rc.local file, but i get no response from it. i still have to manually type it in at a konsole.
how do i get HDPARM to autorun at boot ? i need it to enable 32 bit I/O so i can watch DVDs without jumps, and read form my HD faster to speed up the boot process.
??? Notice that the bottom one has a blank line after the last line and not a line with a ~. You will need to have a blank line after you last line I think. I can see this in my files when I edit with vi. If you edit it with vi you should be able to see this as well. Add a blank line and you should be set (hopefully).