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SubjectRe: Data corruption reading IDE CD-ROM in 2.2.x
Khimenko Victor wrote:

> P.S. BTW is it possible to turn off DMA usage when there are no CD in drive ?
> hdparm -d 0 giving 'No medium found' and when I forget to disable DMA before
> first try to mount CD I'm getting total system freeze :-(( Really annoying ...

Yes, do it this way:

echo "using_dma:0" >/proc/ide/hdb/settings

Mark Lord
Real-Time Remedies Inc.

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