Re: Linux hangs when DMA is used

From: John Gluck (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 13:26:51 EST


I tried using the 2.4.12 kernel on my machine and it won't even boot. I get a
LIL- and nothing after that.
>From what I've seen, the 2.4.11 had some serious problems and 2.4.12 was an
attempt to address those. I think 2.4.12 still has issues so I dropped back to

You might want to try 2.4.10 if you can.


Vadim wrote:

> This is one of the most puzzling issues I've ever seen. I'm posting here
> because since Win98 works (that is, doesn't crash more than usual), and DMA
> is enabled...
> It is a recently installed Mandrake 8.0 system, and I'm using kernel
> 2.4.12. I installed it on a P166MMX, because it hangs during the install
> on this one. Then I moved the hard disk.


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