Re: ASUS KT266A/VT8233 board and UDMA setting

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 05:28:34 EST

On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 10:35:32AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Some RH kernels (may include yours) deliberately disable UDMA3, 4 and 5
> > on any VIA IDE controller. I don't know why. Unpatch your kernel and
> > it'll likely work.
> RH 2.4.2-x. That was before we had the official VIA solution to the chipset
> bug. It was better to be safe than sorry for an end user distro.

But ... did this (limiting UDMA to 2) stop the bug from being manifested?

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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