Re: 2.1.111: IDE DMA disabled?

Gerhard Mack (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 19:46:42 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 27 Jul 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
> Someone said they had an actual reference to DMA problems on the WDC site
> can they provide the actual URL for this.
look for the overlay.exe files and read the descripttions.

I don't know if it was dma related or not, the site has changed since I
have been there last (over a year ago, ack 2 years now that I think of it)
All I remember is downloading 2 or 3 overlay programs from there
and then having to RMA the drive anyways. (They didn't even ask twice just
told me to send it over) Bad batch mabe ?


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