[LinuxBIOS] filo ide speedup patch!
corey_osgood at verizon.net
Fri Apr 6 21:45:01 CEST 2007
Corey Osgood wrote:
> Tom Sylla wrote:
>> IDE UDMA is always going to be faster than PIO. If your intent is only
>> to speed up CF, then it doesn't really matter, UDMA and MDMA CFs are
>> still pretty rare. If you want to make all filo loads faster, you may
>> want to look into IDE DMA. It really isn't much harder to program than
>> IDE PIO.
> I've been following this thread...DMA might not be much harder to
> program, but it's not supported by some compact flash cards and/or the
> IDE adapters some of us use. FILO needs to have some sort of PIO mode
> capability ;)
Heh...disregard that, just read your message again. It's been a long
day, thank god it's friday.
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