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Re: Enable cd/dvd DMA



On Sun, 2005-07-10 at 21:25, Stephen Armstrong wrote:
> I'm trying to enable DMA (for hdc) using hdparm as
> root but when I tried hdparm -d1 /dev/hdc I get the
> error: hdparm -d1 /dev/hdc not permitted

Check the bios options for the mode your cd/dvd player is set for.

I have a mother board that this had to be set correctly to allow hdparm
to set the DMA mode.

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Scot L. Harris
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