[mythtv-users] RE: Help: issues in trying to enable DMA on hard drives for mythtv...

Robert McRostie RobertMc at laservision.com.au
Fri Jun 3 03:11:16 UTC 2005

Thanks Mark. Just tried this and all worked except the DMA access. Gives the same error as before. Any other ideas?

>/sbin/hdparm -c 3 -d 1 -m 16 -A1 /dev/hda
>This means: '-c 3' enables 32 bit transfers with sync through the pci
>bus, '-d 1' enables DMA operation, '-m 16' turns on multisector
>transfers (with 16 sectors) and '-A1' enables the driver read ahead


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