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Re: [SLE] [OT] MPlayer : Painfull DVD playback.
  • From: Travis Owens <towens@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 08 May 2003 01:05:53 -0500
  • Message-id: <1052373952.2797.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
There's a "force dma" setting available in YaST now. I think it's under
Sysconfig options...?

HTH,
Travis.



On Wed, 2003-05-07 at 05:38, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 May 2003 12:26, Clifford Okoro wrote:
> > Took your advice and tried to enable DMA. However something keeps on
> > switchig it off. I suspect my bios is responsible but I'll look into it
> > more tonight and get back to y'all.
>
> I had that problem on one machine. No matter what I did, as soon as I tried to
> access the CD/DVD, the DMA got turned off.
>
> What I eventually discovered was that the dma setting was wrong. My DVD was
> udma2, and it was set for, I don't know, something else. Setting it with
>
> hdparm -X udma2 /dev/hdc
>
> and then turning on dma worked brilliantly. Maybe you have a similar problem?!
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Travis Owens <towens@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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