Re: scary -fixed-



Daniel Hedeblom wrote:
> I noticed.
> hda: DMA disabled
> hdb: DMA disabled
>
> And looked in the syslog files. It kept repeating something about DMA timeout.
> I remember that I commented out "ide0=dma ide1=dma" in lilo.conf on the kernel
> command line.
> I uncommented it, rebooted, and ran fsck without any errors. My machine has been
> running for a few days without any disturbing crashes.

Why not enable DMA in the kernel by default and you wouldn't run into this
problem.
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