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    SubjectRe: 2.1.111: IDE DMA disabled?

    > > a) Drive quality. Quantum drives are very reliable, but this is not
    > > surprising since they worked with Intel to develop both DMA mode2 and
    > > UDMA. IBM drives are good, too. Don't know about the others. I have seen
    > > reports of entire batches of drives from Western Digital having
    > > problems, and at least one Samsung drive I tested would consistently
    > > malfunction under both DMA mode 2 and UDMA, even though it was specified
    > > as UDMA compatible. The same equipment with an IBM drive has been
    > > working flawlessly for a year, using UDMA.

    That's wierd.. I never had a problem with my Samsung drive... it
    was fast and reliable.. Samsungs are the only HDs I ever recommend..


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