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

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 13:51:53 EST

On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Mike Porter wrote:

> Perhaps there should be a way to change the mode of the piix? That
> way, devices that are substandard could still run as well as they
> can? I'm thinking either provide an interface that hdparm can use,
> or perhaps add an interface that the IOCTLs that hdparm uses can
> call to change the piix (and other IDE controllers as well) so the
> ide and the controller are using the same setup.

DONE for about 75% of support HOSTs..........
Will kick it out tonight!

Andre Hedrick
The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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