hw.ata.ata_dma="0": can I do this during bootup at the loader
c.lackas at kfa-juelich.de
Thu Dec 9 10:31:43 PST 2004
* Scott Long <scottl at freebsd.org> [041209 15:59]:
> > It would be nice if I can set hw.ata.ata_dma="0" at the loader
> > prompt during bootup, so that the system at least will boot from
> > harddisk. Is that possible?
> Yes, that's possible. Drop the loader to the prompt and do the following:
> set hw.ata.ata_dma=0
btw: I have a similar problems, but not with the boot disc, but one of
my data drives, thus I want ata_dma enabled for the other discs.
I have to dispatch a
atacontrol mode 1 foo UDMA33
to set this drive (slave on second controller) to UDMA33 (otherwise it
would use UDMA100). But I have to do it before /etc/rc.d/fsck starts
accessing the device. Right now I've added above line to the beginning
of aforesaid script.
Is there a nicer/better place to tell the kernel (don't like editing the
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