[linux-audio-user] latency questions

Joern Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Wed Oct 16 02:38:00 EDT 2002

"G. M. Bodnar" wrote:
> I was running through the low-latency howto and I ran into a couple
> things that seem to be hindering process.
> First off, I'll mention that I'm using a Dell Inspiron 2650 laptop.
> I'm running debian unstable with 2.4.19.
> 1) DMA transer won't enable.  I've enabled DMA transfers in the kernel
> as suggested by the howto.  However, I'm unable to turn on dma access
> with hdparm.  I'm told the operation is not permitted.

probably a stupid question, but did you try as root ?

Jörn Nettingsmeier     
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