Re: 2.1.111: IDE DMA disabled?

Adam J. Richter (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 13:38:51 -0700

Linus Torvalds writes:
>For people who care about performance, there already _is_ a DMA flag to
>hdparm, and you should be able to enable it from your /etc/rc.d scripts by
>just running hdparm.

I agree, but the rest of /proc/ide needs to be fixed to work
when the IDE drivers are modules to make this decision making possible
in /etc/rc.d scripts. Right now, only /proc/ide/drivers works.

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