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On 2008.01.26 10:13, Frank Lester wrote:
> I have been for some time with Gentoo, but recently I bought an old
> Travelmate 4150. The exactly problem is explained here:
> It seems to exist a solution, and I was hoping that with 2007.0 the
> was solved, but it wasn't. So, looking at the explained solution,
> copuple of lines added, I would like to have this implemented in
> Now, it is almost impossible to install Gentoo on my Acer, it is so
> that it can desesperate yourself.
> I have tried Ubuntu 7.10 and the problem was solved with them. With
> 7.10 DMA is active. From Gentoo there is no way to activate DMA
> without the
gentoo-releng is not really a help list, so I have replied off list.
You need a later kernel than the one on the 2007.0 liveCD.
The current gentoo-sources is fine, then set you kernel configuration
as this post http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-4570091.html#4570091
I wrote that in response to a Intel ICH7 question but it works for ICH6
chipsets and later. No patch is needed.
(NeddySeagoon) a member of
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