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RE: Via + kernel 2.4.3 + maxtor = crash?



Hi

	Hmmm so how do I disable it(DMA) and does it mean a very poor perfermance?
Also, what harddisk are you using?

Edwin Lau

-----Original Message-----
From: aphro@portal.aphroland.org [mailto:aphro@portal.aphroland.org]
Sent: April 10, 2001 10:52 AM
To: User Debian
Subject: Re: Via + kernel 2.4.3 + maxtor = crash?


Chun Kit Edwin Lau wrote:
>
> Hi everyone,
>
>         this is strictly speaking not a debian problem. I am using maxtor
> 9000 series harddisk with asus P3V4X via mother board using kernel 2.4.3.

while i dont use 2.4.3 i do have a P3V4X and had problems with the IDE
controller
(or the IDE drivers) under 2.2.x so i replaced the controller with a promise
ultra ata100 and haven't had any problems since.. doesnt seem like DMA is a
safe
thing on the P3V4X's chipset.

nate


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