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SubjectRe: 2.2.18, Intel i815 chipset and DMA
On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 12:12:07PM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:
> > I've got a Gateway here with a Intel 815 chipset running 2.2.18. Inside
>
> why? 2.2 is obsolete, and will not receive new drivers.

Hmm, so the Intel 815 and DMA doesn't mix with 2.2.x? What about
Andre's IDE patches?

> > The problem is that the IDE driver doesn't recognize the IDE
> > conroller, so DMA isn't enabled leading to some poor drive
>
> the controller is fine in the current 2.4.

I was hoping to stay off the 2.4 series until it stabilises a bit more,
although I may have to upgrade to get any sort of decent performance
out of this machine. There's a reason no distributions aren't shipping
a 2.4.x kernel yet.

Thanks,
Dave
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