Re: Problem Setting DMA
On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 07:19:08PM +0100, Dave Ewart wrote:
> On Thursday, 28.04.2005 at 13:57 -0400, Thomas H. George wrote:
> > Good suggestion. I booted from a Knoppix CD, ran less
> > /proc/ide/hdb/settings and found there was no line for using_dma.
> > Next I tried hdparm -d 1 /dev/hdb and the response was using_dma
> > enabled. So it's my custom kernel.
> > This is getting frustrating. I have scoured the options given in make
> > menuconfig looking for options that would enable realtime and would
> > allow me to enable dma but, if they are there, I don't recognize them.
> > My object is to use ardour and jack to edit music.
> How is your kernel different to a stock kernel? In particular, what
> have you *removed*? Post the config, perhaps ...
I have lost my notes as to how to attach a complete file to this
message. vi has no entry for :help attach.
> Can you not simply use a stock Debian kernel?
Possibly. I never have. I tried to just now, Installed
kernel-image-2.6.8-2-686 and tried to follow the initrd-img
instructions. Lilo gave a fatal warning about overflow to the boot
sector. I'll have to read more to see what I have done wrong.
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