How do I turn on DMA for ide-scsi DVD drives
wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 02:03:07 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 08:04 -0800, spmirowski wrote:
> Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 19:37:36 -0800
> > spmirowski <spmirowski at shaw.ca> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> 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
> >> again?
> > Its always done automatically by libata.
> > Alan
> It would appear the issue wasn't DMA, but nvidia-config omitted
> something from my xorg.conf that allows hardware acceleration for XVideo.
... and that was? Inquiring minds would like to know! :) Ric
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