Re: Problems with 2.4.7 and VIA IDE

From: Rodrigo Ventura (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 09:18:56 EST

>>>>> "Alan" == Alan Cox <> writes:

>> This is sort of a continuation of my last msg. I tried a rpm
>> -Va on one xterm and a tar cf /dev/null / on another, and I got
>> another dma error:
>> hda: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
>> hda: dma_intr: error=0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }

    Alan> BadCRC is normally a cable error, but I'm suspicious that
    Alan> its also one of the things caused by PCI bus problems on the
    Alan> VIA stuff

        Bull's eye! I just replaced the cable, which in fact was sort
of long, by a shorter one, and it seems OK now.



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