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Re: [vox-tech] enabling DMA on cd/dvd combo drive
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Re: [vox-tech] enabling DMA on cd/dvd combo drive



On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 07:22:34PM -0800, Ryan wrote:
> I am trying to enable DMA on my burner/cdrom/dvd combo drive. I don't
> have a /dev/dvd so I have just been mounting the dvd like so.
> 	mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/dvd
> 
> and I can play DVDs just fine. However, when I do a 
> 	/sbin/hdparm -d1 /mnt/dvd/
> 
> I get the following:
> 	/mnt/dvd/ not supported by hdparm
> 
> How do I get DMA working?

/mnt/dvd isn't a device file. You want /dev/cdrom.

-Micah
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