Re: 2.1.111: IDE DMA disabled?

Daniel Egger (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 18:34:33 +0200

On Sun, 26 Jul 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:

>completely bogus to me. If you're running Win3.11, the BIOS will have done
>the same thing, and I know win3.11 doesn't use DMA in its native driver.
>And I bet they tested that configuration.

I bet they hadn't the chance to do so.... DMA respective PIO 4 has been
introduced quite a while after Win 3.11 was released......


Servus, Daniel

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