How do I turn on DMA for ide-scsi DVD drives
spmirowski at shaw.ca
Mon Feb 4 16:04:47 UTC 2008
Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 19:37:36 -0800
> spmirowski <spmirowski at shaw.ca> wrote:
>> Back when Fedora handled disc drives as ide, I would use hdparm to turn
>> on DMA. Now that Fedora 8 seems to run them as SCSI devices, hdparm
>> can't tell them to turn on DMA. Any ideas how to get them blazing fast
> Its always done automatically by libata.
It would appear the issue wasn't DMA, but nvidia-config omitted
something from my xorg.conf that allows hardware acceleration for XVideo.
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