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Old 04-29-2005, 07:32 PM   #1
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problem enabling dma

setting using_dma to 1 (on)
HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Operation not permitted
using_dma = 0 (off)

0000:00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801FBM (ICH6M) SATA Controller (rev 03)

i cant get my dma working in my dvd-rw drive can anyonehelp (i have the chipset support enabled in kernel)
Old 04-29-2005, 11:38 PM   #2
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in Slack /dev/cdrom is a symlink to /dev/hdc.....usually..........
so, on your set up is /dev/cdroms/cdrom0 a symlink to /dev/hdx ???

Last edited by freakyg; 04-29-2005 at 11:39 PM.
Old 04-30-2005, 01:50 AM   #3
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im using gentoo
i think yes, not sure about it thou


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