Re:PIO modes & Triton

Tekno Soft Snc (
Wed, 4 Dec 96 19:10:34 CET

pi> ? Why on Earth do you want to set it to PIO mode 4
pi> when you have busmastering DMA available ?

Because my server hung when is overloaded during network & hdd operations.
My network card, Lance PCnet/PCI-II, is a busmastering device, and I think
that my system hang during a _concurrent_ DMA operations, big network
transfers and massive hdd operations.
If I disable hdd DMA operations (hdparm -d 0 /dev/hda), the system works

Roberto Fichera - email

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