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Re: Turn on DMA on boot

Dan Collis Puro(dpuro@mindspring.com) is reported to have said:
> Hey folks,
> Long time linux user, recent Debian convert. I like it. I like it a lot.
> All my redhat servers are going the way of the dodo to be replaced by
> Debian, slowly but surely.
> Anyway:  What would be the most "Debian" way to turn on DMA (essentially
> run "hdparm -d1 /dev/hda") on boot? I could (probably) add something in
> /etc/rc2.d, but that just seems dirty.
> Suggestions?  Thanks!

Take a look at /etc/init.d/hwtools

hdparm is set there on bootup.

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