Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th May 2006 18:19 UTC, submitted by georfge
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The developers of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution plan to make a new landmark version of the software widely available this week. Ubuntu's public schedule for releasing the software lists 1 June as the date for the new version, code-named 'Dapper Drake', to be made public. The milestone release will be officially supported by the project for a longer period than previous versions, and will be billed as suitable for enterprise use.
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RE[6]: Ubuntu vs SUSE
by raver31 on Tue 30th May 2006 19:59 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Ubuntu vs SUSE"
raver31
Member since:
2005-07-06

Hmmm, no, in fact my post was factually correct.

Install eitherr Automatix or EasyUbuntu and both of these scripts ask if you would like to have DMA enabled.

Quick test.

Get a new machine, install Ubuntu, install Automatix, and do not select enable DMA. Play a DVD. Re-run Automatix and select enable DMA. Play the same DVD. This time you will notice that it plays without being choppy.

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RE[7]: Ubuntu vs SUSE
by mjg59 on Wed 31st May 2006 12:36 in reply to "RE[6]: Ubuntu vs SUSE"
mjg59 Member since:
2005-10-17

Have you tried this with dapper? If so, could you please file a bug with the output of

lspci -n

and

sudo hdparm -I /dev/cdrom

and the contents of /var/log/dmesg ? To the best of our knowledge, all hardware should now have DMA enabled by default unless it's on a known-bad list.

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RE[8]: Ubuntu vs SUSE
by raver31 on Wed 31st May 2006 18:17 in reply to "RE[7]: Ubuntu vs SUSE"
raver31 Member since:
2005-07-06

sorry, too late. like I said, I run Automatix, which fixed this.

looking forward to the official release !!!!

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