Re: 2.1.111: IDE DMA disabled?
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 22:50:56 -0400 (EWT)

On Mon, 27 Jul 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Two years ago, all Digital Pentium systems shipped with the CDM640 chipset;
> > they all came with a DMA driver fod DOS.
> >
> > It caused no end of problems (especially with Digital's Pathworks and PCI
> > Ethernet devices), and I remember it well.
> Less than fond memories. UDMA btw is automatically enabled by Losedows 98
> so I doubt anyone will be shipping buggy UDMA support now 8)

Actually that could lead to quite an interesting turn of events for all
the legacy UDMA systems out there, eh? I'll have to keep my eyes peeled
for anything in the usual journals on the subject, for a little amusement

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