Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 15:39:11 -0800
> Stephen Hurd wrote:
>
>> As a workaround, adding the line:
>> hw.ata.ata_dma="0"
>> To /boot/loader.conf will disable DMA and prevent the hangs that are
>> caused by the DMA timeouts.
>>

>
> Yeah, but having dma=1 makes the system faster, doesn't it?
>


It would if it worked, yes. But given a choice between fast and broken
and slow and working, I find the decision pretty simple. :-)
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