hdparm & DMA

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Aug 19 12:00:40 PDT 2005


Declan Moriarty wrote:
> and Maxtor ones only would do MDMA (whassat?)

Take your pick from 'M$' DMA, 'Maxtor' DMA, 'Maybe' DMA or simply 
'Ecstasy'!  See, I can be entertaining too! :)

It's actually 'Multi-Word DMA', see 
http://axljab.homelinux.org/Hdparm#Xfer_mode_.28PIO.2FSDMA.2FMDMA.2FUDMA.29_-X

Regards,

Matt.



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