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SubjectRe: PNP BIOS and parport_pc - dma found but not used
> I've compiled 2.4.3-ac9 with support for PNP BIOS. I understand that this
> is a new feature experimental and the feedback is requested.


> The setting is BIOS is to use irq 7 and dma 3. I normally use "options
> parport_pc io=0x378 irq=7 dma=3" in /etc/modules.conf, but this time I
> commented them out hoping that the driver will ask BIOS.
> PnPBIOS: Parport found PNPBIOS PNP0401 at io=0378,0778 irq=7 dma=-1

Do you have it set in the BIOS itself to use DMA mode and to use DMA 3. The
PnPBIOS should be reflecting your BIOS choices if I understand rightly

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