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SubjectRe: [Motion] Re: IDE corruption during heavy bt878-induced interr upt load [LKM]
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Is this true??? Does onboard IDE controllers appear and work the same way as 
IDE or PCI controllers with respect to IRQ, DMA, and memory access?

On Wednesday 23 April 2003 03:22 pm, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: joe briggs [mailto:jbriggs@briggsmedia.com]
> >
> > I am glad that you mentioned ext3 because while I curse
> > ReiserFS, I really
> > don't think that it is part of the problem. Definately
> > PCI-dma related, but
> > does onboard IDE (i.e., my system disk) use DMA in the same
> > way that a PCI
> > adapter such as Promise does?
>
> I'm not a hardware expert, but since on-board IDE controllers usually
> appear as PCI devices to the OS, I assume they do DMA the same way.
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