Subject: Re: Nvidia nForce2 / ASUS A7N8X deluxe
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/17/2003 07:25:54
On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 05:41:08AM -0500, Gary Duzan wrote:

 > pciide* at pci? dev ? function ? flags 0x0001
 > made it much happier:
 > pciide0 at pci0 dev 9 function 0: Nvidia Corporation product 0x0065 (rev. 0xa2)
 > pciide0: bus-master DMA support present, used without full driver support
 > pciide0: primary channel configured to compatibility mode
 > pciide0: primary channel interrupting at irq 14
 > Before this change, doing a CVS update would take up to 50% of the
 > CPU (as reported by "systat vm") in interrupts, and this with an
 > Athlon XP 2100+.  Afterwards, it was closer to 1%, and I have
 > noticed no stability problems.

Hm.  I wonder if it's simply compatible with the Intel PCI IDE (it would
not surprise me, since the audio is compatible with the Intel AC97).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>