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Re: slow FC4 to FC5 upgrade



Tim wrote:
Tim:
I am curious as to why DMA might foul up mediacheck or installations,
but be okay once you have an installed system?

Paul Howarth:
The kernel code for detecting the end of the data on an IDE CD doesn't
work reliably when DMA is on.

Hmm, sounds like something that ought to be fixed, rather than worked
around.  Surely it's possible?


Talk to the kernel maintainer who is responsible for the code.

Jim

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