Re: Can't enable DMA
On -4969-Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 10:41:47PM -0500, Shyamal Prasad <email@example.com> spake thus,
> "Anthony" == Anthony Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Anthony> On 18 Jul 2003, John Little wrote:
> >> >I'm using 3.0r0 (2.4.18-bf2.4 kernel) with ASRock K7VT2
> >> m/board and Maxtor >30GB ATA133 hard disk. >I tried switching
> >> on DMA using hdparm -d1 /dev/hda but got the following >error
> >> message:
> >> >
> >> >HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Operation not permitted
> >> >
> Anthony> [snip]
> Anthony> Not sure if this will help, but with a VIA chipset I had
> Anthony> to enable
> Anthony> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_VIA82CXXX=y
> Anthony> to get DMA to work.
> FYI to the original poster this option is set in 2.4.18-bf2.4.
I've been having this same problem, but apparently my VIA version
doesn't match 82CXXX, so I'm completely dead in the water for DMA (I
know, VIA is bad). I want to buy a PCI IDE controller card that will
support DMA, will this solve my problem? If so, what kind should I get
so it will be Debian-compatible?
Any suggestions? If someone out there is using Debian and a PCI IDE
controller, I'd love to hear from you.
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