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Old 10-06-2002, 03:07 AM   #1
jayakrishnan
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disabling DMA


How do i disable DMA for the current linux kernel?
 
Old 10-06-2002, 05:01 AM   #2
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for exactly what devices?

you can disable your harddisk's DMA with hdparm, or you can disable it under the IDE setup stuff in the kernel config...

I can only assume you know why you are doing whatever it is you are doing, even though it might be a bad idea...
 
Old 10-06-2002, 05:08 AM   #3
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Hi
you can pass these options during boot time and if
that works for you append them in your lilo.conf
take a look here;
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=30511
read the whole thread.
Sometimes you just need to disable dma to work around
some problems.
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