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

Mark Lord (
Wed, 29 Jul 1998 19:52:08 -0400

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Why the hell do you have your head stuck in the sand and refuse to look at
> reports that disprove your theories that DMA is safe. Mark even asked for
> documented cases, but seems to have ignored the fact that he immediately
> was pointed to two of them.
> Ostriches, both of you.

Ah, but you misunderstood.

I asked for cases, never having seen them before,
and the Good Peoples responded. Being quick to own-up
to such things, I immediately posted an acknowledgement
after (rather quickly) getting the information I had asked for.


The (ex-)Linux IDE guy

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