Re: 2.6.18-rc7: ide_cd problems

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Sun Nov 26 2006 - 22:09:24 EST

Ville Herva wrote:
When ripping a cd with grip, I noticed the drive was not in DMA mode. I did
hdparm -d1 /dev/hdi. The grip process (it uses and hung, and attempt to kill it with -KILL failed.
Eventually it died but remained as zombie:

Known problem but probably won't get fixed. Just use hdparm only when the drive is idle. Put it somewhere in the boot script.

Hmm... IDE should enable DMA automatically for most cases. Can you post full dmesg?

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