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Subject: Re: Buschel: r29476 - trunk/firmware/export/config

Re: Buschel: r29476 - trunk/firmware/export/config

From: Frank Gevaerts <frank_at_gevaerts.be>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 01:16:05 +0100

On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 08:05:18AM +0100, mailer_at_svn.rockbox.org wrote:
> Switch off ATA DMA for all PP targets. There is sufficient evidence that ATA DMA causes sporadic lockups and static noise on several PP based players. This change is expected to fix FS#11746, FS#11764, FS#11775, FS#11846 and FS#11863.

Did we somehow manage to not notice lots of bugs over the last 14 months,
or does a change that was committed in January 2010 *really* only start to
cause problems after more than a year?

Something tells me that there's more to this...

Frank

-- 
"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2011-03-02

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