Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
To: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] DMA support on Acer Travelmate 4150
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 00:48:13
Message-Id: 1201481264.6479.10.camel@inertia.twi-31o2.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-releng] DMA support on Acer Travelmate 4150 by Frank Lester
Great!  File a bug report and we'll look into it.

On Sat, 2008-01-26 at 11:13 +0100, Frank Lester wrote:
> I have been for some time with Gentoo, but recently I bought an old > Acer Travelmate 4150. The exactly problem is explained here: > > http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-356400-highlight-travelmate > +4150.html > > It seems to exist a solution, and I was hoping that with 2007.0 the > problem was solved, but it wasn't. So, looking at the explained > solution, just a copuple of lines added, I would like to have this > implemented in 2008.0. Now, it is almost impossible to install Gentoo > on my Acer, it is so slowly that it can desesperate yourself. > > I have tried Ubuntu 7.10 and the problem was solved with them. With > Ubuntu 7.10 DMA is active. From Gentoo there is no way to activate DMA > without the patch. > > Thanks!
-- Chris Gianelloni Release Engineering Strategic Lead Games Developer

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