ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at saudi.net.sa
Sun Jul 24 17:04:22 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-07-24 at 12:15 +0100, david wrote: 
> OK,
> If that is the conf file for hdparm and all the lines in it are
> commented out, then how come the hard drive has DMA enabled and the CD
> drives don't? 
> What I mean is, where else are the drives getting configurations from?
> nux
Your system's BIOS!  My system is like that.  Most (all?) BIOSes set DMA
on for hard-drives but not all set it for CD-ROM/DVD devices.


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