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gentoo_newguy
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:51 am    Post subject: dma on hard disk is turned off ??? Reply with quote

Hi I have never come across this problem before.
Just done a fresh install on a acer laptop , When i boot up the machine I seem to get this message.

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The dma on your hard disk seems to be turned of


Does anyone no how I could turn this on ??????

Thanks
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi there, try this:

/etc/init.d/hdparm start

That should get your DMA working.

Cheers

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