Re: ide / usb problem

From: Jasmeet Sidhu (
Date: Mon Feb 26 2001 - 14:53:07 EST

At 01:56 PM 2/25/2001 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > hda: dma_intr: status=3D0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
> > hda: dma_intr: error=3D0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }
> > ide0: reset: success
> >
> > Again, if it's really a cable problem, then ASUS is selling
> > cables that don't work with UDMA66 (but they sell it as
> > UDMA66).
>To get ATA66 working well you need the right cables, you also need a machine
>that is to spec on interference and the like. You cant just point at the
>althoigh they are first guess.

I have a similar setup and had the same problems. Dump your cables and get
ATA/100 Certified cables and you should not have this problem. Also keep
the cable length in mind. Anybody out there know if there's a max cable
length for the ATA/100 spec??

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