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Getting DMA to work under a Cyrix Mediagxm windows 98 laptop
I have this Cyrix mediagxm and for some reason windows 98 has DMA disabled. it's just not there. I know the hard drive works with DMA since its a 15gb UDMA hard drive. In the bios if I have it set to auto detection mode for the hard drive it gets automatically set to FPIO 4 mode, and I know it has DMA 2. I have to set the hard drive in the bios to manual and then set it to fpio 4 dma 2, But DMA still doesn't still show up in windows 98. Also which version of DMA 2 is it? is it single word DMA 2, or multiword DMA 2? , I know that pio 4 is 16.7 MB/S and that multiword dma 2 is also 16.7 MB/S , So doesn't it have to be multiword dma? So How can I force windows 98 to enable DMA?