Subject: Re: Disk driver related problems?
To: Mark White <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 11/21/2000 21:12:28
On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 11:40:09PM +0000, Mark White wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer writes:
> > On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 09:56:31PM +0000, Mark White wrote:
> > > I have a couple of problems which are probably related - can
> > > anybody shed some light on them? I am running NetBSD 1.5
> > > BETA2, on a K6/2-550 (Aladdin MB).
> > Do you know which IDE controller is has ?
> I don't have the manual, but from dmesg:
> pciide0 at pci0 dev 15 function 0: Acer Labs M5229 UDMA IDE
> Controller (rev. 0xc2)
> pciide0: bus-master DMA support present
> pciide0: primary channel configured to compatibility mode
> atapibus0 at pciide0 channel 0
> > > 1. The drive access light is on when the system boots, and
> > > remains on until the CDROM [samsung 40x] is first accessed.
> > Yes, I see it too on occasion. This shouldn't cause any harm
> Ok. (Except keeping me awake at night - I have to share a
> room with this PC...)
> > > [...] Both HDDs [fujitsu 8.4 and maxtor 2.5] and the ZIP drive
> > > seem to work in DMA mode.
> > I don't think NetBSD supports DMA for the parallel port.
> It's an ATAPI zip (they were cheaper at the time).
Yes, but didn't you talk about parallel port in DMA mode (in BIOS) ?
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>