"floppy0: Unable to allocate DMA memory" -- frequent problem

Robert L Krawitz (rlk@tiac.net)
Tue, 14 May 1996 14:16:29 -0400

I frequently get this message when I try to use my floppy after the
system has been running for a while (I have 32 MB of RAM). The only
way I've been able to clear this is to create a huge file and then
delete it, which flushes out any stray buffered files. This really
isn't a very nice solution.

Robert Krawitz <rlk@tiac.net>           http://www.tiac.net/users/rlk/

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