[SOLVED] Re: How to turn off DMA turing install

J.L. Coenders fedora at universalgrid.nl
Sat Dec 11 11:52:34 UTC 2004


Thanks, it solved the problem. 
Now I need to complain at the factory that they change the DMA chipset, 
because Fedora worked before it went back to the factory.

- Jeroen

On Saturday 11 December 2004 11:47, Paul Howarth wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-12-11 at 11:38 +0100, J.L. Coenders wrote:
> > Hi,
> > My laptop has been fixed by the factory and they replaced the
> > motherboard. Now Fedora or any old Redhat will not install anymore (error
> > 2 cpio no magic) I have a clue that the source of my problems is DMA of
> > the cd-rom and I want to try turning it off during the install.
> > What arguments should I pass on the command-line to turn it off?
> >
> > I have searched google, the archives and everything else I could think
> > off, but that did not do the trick.
>
> ide=nodma
>
> Paul.
> --
> Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>




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