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SubjectRe: ATA/100 Promise Board
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From: "Josh McKinney" <forming@home.com>
To: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: ATA/100 Promise Board


> On approximately Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 01:57:34PM -0400, war wrote:
> > Any idea why DMA is sometimes on and sometimes not for a few cdrom
> > drives I have hooked up to my promise controller?
> >
> Someone posted here recently about atapi devices should not be on the
promise card.
>

That was me, and it's still true. Heh. Always attach optical drives directly
to the motherboard, if possible.
On a similar note, I asked Promise a while back about the max number of
supported Ultra66/Ultra100/etc controllers that they support in a single
system.. No answer. Has anyone ever tried to cram a machine full of these
cards?



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