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Re: PATA System Slowdown

> It has loaded the via82cxxx *after* the ide_generic module.  Hence the
> ide_generic driver (that doesn't allow DMA to be turned on) is being used.
> In /etc/modules put "via82cxxx" above ide_generic (if it appears), and reboot.
> If via82cxxx is the right module, DMA should be enabled.

Worked like a charm, DMA is now turned on and system seems a lot more
stable.  My CPU usage still jumps, but there is a clear difference.

-Thanks for all the help, John

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