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Re: port-amd64/42980: satalink DMA fails under amd64

The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/42980; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Manuel Bouyer <>
To: Julian Bourne <>
Subject: Re: port-amd64/42980: satalink DMA fails under amd64
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 13:04:09 +0100

 On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 01:10:34PM -0400, Julian Bourne wrote:
 > The 5.0.2 amd64 GENERIC kernel works with the
 > patch too - 110MB/s read, 66MB/s write with DMA
 > enabled.
 Thanks for the testings !
 > Would there be any sense in testing an i386 kernel
 > as well?  It didn't exhibit the problem before, but I
 > assume it shares some code with the patch?
 You could test that the kernel boots and finds its root, but I don't
 expect issues there.
 > I'd also be happy to test the netbsd-5 branch, same
 > kernel scenarios, either with the patch or commits -
 > let me know.
 You'll be notified when this gets pulled up - I fear it's late to make
 it to 5.1_RELEASE though
 Manuel Bouyer <>
      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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