Re: 2.4.21 ServerWorks DMA Bugs

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sun Jul 06 2003 - 06:38:11 EST

On Sul, 2003-07-06 at 12:10, Tomas Szepe wrote:
> Also note that when the '-X' switch is omitted (i.e. one only issues
> "/usr/sbin/hdparm -d1 /dev/hdX"), the driver sets up a mode that doesn't
> work and then quickly falls back to PIO.

Your BIOS has not tuned the drive for DMA either.

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