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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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