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    SubjectRe: (U)DMA Explained (Re: Kernel freeze on boot (.123-.125) in IDE init)
    According to Andre M. Hedrick:
    > Are IBM-DAQA-33240 and WDC AC31600H are UDMA by default???
    > If they are, you need to move them off the 430HX PIIX3.
    > This silly controller thinks that it can do UDMA, because it can decode
    > the difference in the hardware. However, you would have seen (U)DMA if
    > you could turn off in the BIOS timing settings.

    Could you unpack that? You see, I also own an ABIT IT5H 1.5, and I
    also have a drive that reports as "(U)DMA". When I "hdparm -d1" that
    drive, it keeps working -- but is it really using UDMA?
    --
    Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <chip@perlsupport.com>
    "... under cover of afternoon in the biggest car in the county?!" //MST3K

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