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SubjectRe: IDE DMA doesn't work with pata_via and compact flash card
Helge Hafting wrote:
> wrote:
>>> Does your CF/IDE adapter support DMA ?
>> Is there some way I can figure it out? I'll have a deeper look on the
>> datasheet when I'm home again later, but I'm rather sure there wasn't
>> anything mentioning supporting data transfer modes..
> Some take care to document this. I checked dma capability
> before bying mine. seems to get this right.

I have returned the adapter card, it indeed didn't support DMA (I
checked the pins on the board, pin 21 and 29 are necessary for DMA
support and they weren't wired). I bought a new one which explicitly
supports DMA and will report when it ships. :)

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