Re: 2.4.20 DVD DMA problem

Bill Davidsen (
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 15:43:35 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 1 Mar 2003, [ISO-8859-2] Paweł Gołaszewski wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Micah Anderson wrote:
> > In 2.2.20 enabling DMA on a DVD drive with hdparm stopped the lurching
> > of DVD movies, when doing the same in a 2.4.20 environment (with all the
> > DMA options compiled into the kernel, see below), the lurching stays.
> > Thanks for any ideas...
> Try this:
> It's backport of IDE subsystem from 2.4 - works really nice.

Did I miss something? Micah said DMA fixed the problem in 2.2 but not in
2.4, why would he want a backport of the code which has the problem to the
kernel which works?

bill davidsen <>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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