Re: 2.1.111: IDE DMA disabled...BLAH...BLAH...

Manuel J. Galan (
Wed, 29 Jul 1998 20:06:11 +0100 (WEST)

On 29-Jul-98 Kristofer T. Karas wrote:
> It might be worth noting that, in windoze95/98, the settings tab for
> each hard drive has an enable-DMA checkbox that (at least in my setup,
> with two high-capacity recent-vintage SMART/DMA capable drives from
> different manufacturers) is disabled by default. Bad hardware may be
> more pandemic than we assume. :-/

I can confirm this: Windows98 defaults to disable DMA in my IBM-DLGA-23080
(high end IDE drive of the IBM Thinkpad 760XD)

E-Mail: Manuel J. Galan <>
Date: 29-Jul-98
Time: 20:01:40

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