Re: [Linux-ia64] Does IDE DMA work?

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-03-15 06:01:40
>>>>> On Thu, 14 Mar 2002 15:19:46 +0100, Roman Hodek <> said:

  Roman> I noticed similar problems some time ago (2.4.13 AFAICR). Our
  Roman> test plan said "test with an IDE disk > 64GB", so we plugged
  Roman> one in and the kernel said nothing more than "DMA
  Roman> timeout". But it's not necessarily the kernel, it also could
  Roman> be that the IDE interface on the legacy I/O board isn't able
  Roman> to do all IDE features properly. Has anybody used it for
  Roman> devices other than CD-ROM and LS120?

Yes, we have one Big Sur that has only IDE drives (4GB, if you can
believe it... ;-).

Received on Thu Mar 14 11:03:15 2002

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