[LinuxBIOS] filo ide speedup patch!

Corey Osgood corey_osgood at verizon.net
Fri Apr 6 21:27:52 CEST 2007

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 

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 ;)


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