[Soekris] FreeBSD Install issue
czauner at onlineloop.com
Mon Dec 19 14:56:15 UTC 2005
On Sat, 17 Dec 2005, Tuc at T-B-O-H wrote:
> Trying to install FreeBSD 5.4 on a 2G CF in a NET4801. If I
> tell it to autoformat the CF, then things are fine. If I do it
> manually, I get
> ad0: FAILURE - non aligned DMA transfer attempted :ad0: setting up DMA failed transfer attempted
There were DMA-issues reported; esp. also with specific CF-Cards.
It is wise to turn ATA-DMA *off*. completely. From a performance
point-of-view you don't need it anyway.
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