[CentOS] Kernel Errors Present...

Wed Jan 12 23:04:27 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 01/12/11 2:47 PM, Keith Roberts wrote:
> I'm only using 40 wire IDE cables, and from past experience
> I don't trust DMA 100%

40 wire supports DMA modes up to Ultra/DMA 33 (as in 33Mbyte/sec).   
UDMA 66+ require the 80 wire shielded cables (and both drives on the 
same cable have to support it).

The only time I've had any problems with DMA, something has been very 
badly broken with the hardware.