Re: IDE/PIIX: Trouble with DMA - OOPS without

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 13:46:53 EST

On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> >
> > You do not know that for a fact........"CONFIG_PIIX_TUNING" fixes
> > everything.
> You think. Anyone have experience otherwise with Intel chipsets and
> tuning enabled ?

I forgot that there is a special case where APM stores the setup.
This is outside of Linux. Therefore neither Linux ATA or APM know about
this change...... This is the first case where the kernel can not
override the BIOS..........


Andre Hedrick
The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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