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Re: [SLE] DMA in SUSE Linux?
  • From: "Bryan S. Tyson" <bryantyson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 00:09:58 -0400
  • Message-id: <200604050009.58345.bryantyson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 04 April 2006 11:02 pm, Shriramana Sharma wrote:

> Does (SUSE) Linux have this Direct Memory Access (DMA) thing or not?
> Windows seems to have it, and while I am not saying that Linux should have
> everything Windows does, I find that accessing optical discs from Linux is
> somewhat slower than from Windows.

You can turn on dma by typing this command:
hdparm -d1 /dev/dvd


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