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SubjectRe: "hde: timeout waiting for DMA": message gone, same behaviour
[my ATA/100 problem]
> Under 2.4.9, the boot-time delay is not quite as long, but it's still
> there. And it's not nearly as noisy. However, the end-result is the
> same: DMA is disabled for this drive; it's a lot slower than an ATA/100
> drive ought to be; if I force DMA back on, the first access to the drive
> has another looong delay that results in the kernel turning DMA back
> off. Grumble.
> This is a brand-new drive and brand-new cable. The motherboard's only
> about 9 months old.
> So: is this in fact a kernel problem? or is it more likely to be a cable
> problem, a motherboard problem, or a hard drive problem?

On 21 September 2001, Vojtech Pavlik said:
> Do you have the VIA IDE support enabled?

I have tried it both ways, but I think only with 2.4.2. I've only tried
one 2.4.9 build, and that was with CONFIG_BLK_DEV_VIA82CXXX=y. I've
just done another build with slightly different config settings
(suggestion from Mark Hahn), but haven't tried it yet. It still has
both the VIA and Promise (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_PDC202XX=y) support enabled.

I'll report back when I've tried this kernel build.

Greg Ward - Linux weenie
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