On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > I have a VIA and get lockups with DMA to my IDE disk, unless
> > > I do hdparm -X34 as well.
> > I don't think so, but I can't tell for sure. The problem happened
> > in the sound code when the driver attempted to figure out how much the DMA
> > transfer had progressed, by accessing the counter in the ISA DMA
> > controller. Under heavy CPU load, and for some unknown reason, the VIA
> I've seen several VIA + (other DMA) and VIA + IDE dma = lockup problems.
> You can tell the chipset lockup easily. The reset button wont get you out
> of it on an ATX board you actually need to use the hard power off stuff
> on the back.
> > runs when it gets its interrupt. Maybe Alan can aswer this one, Alan?
> Who knows. VIA don't answer emails.
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