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SubjectRe: IDE DMA problem in 2.4.0
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Tobias Ringstrom wrote:
>
> > When copying huge files from one disk to another (hda->hdc), I get the
> > following error (after some hundred megabytes):
> >
> > hdc: timeout waiting for DMA
> > ide_dmaproc: chipset supported ide_dma_timeout func only: 14
> > hdc: irq timeout: status=0xd1 { Busy }
> > hdc: DMA disabled
> > ide1: reset: success
> >...
> > VP_IDE: VIA vt82c596b IDE UDMA66 controller on pci0:7.1
> >...
> > Did I miss anything?
>
> Could you try if the (experimental) version 3.11 of the VIA IDE driver
> (announced by Vojtech Pavlik in [1]) fixes your problem? Simply copy the
> two files you find there to drivers/ide after you unpacked the kernel
> source.

Works like a charm! I copied the full 4 GB without glitches, and it has
not eaten my filesystem yet, either. I will continue to stress it, and
report any errors I find.

Vojtech, can we expect to see this driver in 2.4 anytime soon?

/Tobias

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