Fedora Core 5: Still needs ide=nodma for mediacheck

Jesse Keating jkeating at j2solutions.net
Thu Mar 23 18:11:45 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 19:28 -0400, Horst von Brand wrote:
> I burned CDs for FC5 under rawhide (up to date as of yesterday), and wasted
> several CD blanks when the nediacheck uniformly told me they were bad... a
> recheck after booting with "linux mediacheck ide=nodma" declared them in
> good health. I found the above workaround by surfing the net, for FC4.

Not necessary on all hardware.  I have an Athlon X2 system from Pogo, an
Apple mac mini (g4) and an apple imac G5 in my cube at work, all three
were able to do mediacheck successfully w/out dma tricks.

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