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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] ServerWorks autodma behavior
Andre Hedrick wrote:

> Here is the skinny.
> Running DOMAIN VALIDATION against the HOST just totally throttles the
> silicon-dma-core. Basically direct access force the hardware to protect
> itself from pushing the limits of the access, it BLOWS CHUNKS like a
> freshman in college on his/her first drunk.
> If you run the it top down via block, the mainloop eases alot of the
> pressure. The punch line is like this .........
> DV(BLOWS CHUNKS) == Block_pressure(BLOWS CHUNKS)

> If DV fails, you have not got a prayer of believing the physical is
> stable, IMHO.

Does this mean the ServerWorks IDE chipset is buggy ?

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