Re: Easy Way to FS-corruption

From: Peter Horton (
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 06:57:43 EST

On Sat, Feb 10, 2001 at 03:24:06PM +0100, Tim Krieglstein wrote:
> I found a way which seems to lead to an "easy" way of fs-corruption:
> Install two sound-cards, use the newest ALSA-Drivers 0.5.10b
> (the standard sound drivers don't work to good with sf) and


This could be that bus master DMA caching problem that showed up on my
KT133 A7V (see previous threads re: 'VIA silent disk corruption'). You
could try more conservative BIOS chipset settings (my problem went away
with "normal" rather than "optimal" BIOS settings). In the end Asus
released a BIOS update for the A7V that seems to have fixed it

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