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> [Later...] I've now found that if I run "hdparm -d1 /dev/sda" from an X
> terminal I get "HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device", but
> when /etc/init.d/hdparm is run during boot I see [ok] for each drive. Looks
> like I've got some exploring to do.
As far as I know "hdparm -d1" is not available, because sata drives work with
libata (within the scsi subsystem) which uses dma for all drives.
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