2000-12-06 17:27:06

by Guennadi Liakhovetski

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Subject: Re: DMA for WDC CA21600H CCC F6 details


I just received another reply from WD (after my repeated enquiry) - now
they say my disk DOES support DMA... So, either - something is wrong with
my kernel configuration / hdparm usage / kernel boot parameters / whatever
else... OR BIOS... Which I don't know how to bypass...


On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Andre Hedrick wrote:

> Did you set the autodma kernel flag?
> If not pass ide0=dma and ide1=dma.
> Also you need to enable the PIIX_TUNING
> Cheers,


Dr. Guennadi V. Liakhovetski
Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Sheffield, U.K.
email: [email protected]