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SubjectRe: FS Corruption with VIA MVP3 + UDMA/DMA
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On Saturday 09 August 2003 19:27, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Wes Janzen wrote:
> > I seemed to get a skeptical reaction when I originally posted this to
> > the list, however, just google for "mvp3 corrupt dma mode" to confirm.
>
> The VP2/97 also had severe problems with DMA. I could never run
> standard kernels on mind in the 2.0 days, and distro installs would
> always lock up during installation, although Mandrake 8 seemed
> reliable so something improved.

I had a VIA VPX sometime ago. AFAIR it worked fine...

I suspect PCI conf tweaks etc could work around
this trouble. I'm afraid there won't be much interest
in fixing these oldies. For example, I got rid of that
board (exchanged for Socket A one) -> no way to test fixes :(
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