[ale] hard drive won't mount
cfowler at outpostsentinel.com
Thu Jun 20 11:56:12 EDT 2002
That is not true. 2.4.X has problems with DMA on some drives.
On Thu, 2002-06-20 at 11:43, keith frost wrote:
> that's the one that kept bitting me, only mine was
> in my case the kernel was so busy sending error
> messages about the bad crc that it was showing up on
> my loadmeter. i tried the hdparam as well but with no
> luck. in the end i went to a 2.2 based debian
> this is where i've been ever since. i had people
> telling me to throw away the drive or send it back to
> the manufurer, that it was defective. funny it worked
> great on the older mandrakes(w/2.2) and debian
> it's been almost a year now the drive is still going
> --- cfowler <cfowler at outpostsentinel.com> wrote:
> > I have a 7200 RPM 60GB drive on on RH7.3 sometimes I
> > get bad crc
> > errors. These ususally come in groups. But I have
> > not had any luck
> > turning DMA off with hdparam.
> > Chris
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