Re: IDE DMA errors [was: Some ext2 errors]

From: David =?ISO-8859-1?Q?G=F3mez (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 13:24:42 EST

> > But we don't know what is happening with David's system.
> Only David can know that - I can only comment on what I experienced
> here, and suggest that he consider that his problem MIGHT be the same.

I've already tested the memory with memtest86 and the disk with badblocks,
and no errors appeared so i think the cause is really the PSU, but unlike
a memory error it doesn't show up very frequently. If i see it more times
i'll replace the power supply with a new one.

> Unfortunately, even PSU's fail given enough time...

Yep, now i know ;)

> > David, let us know what you find...
> I'll be interested as well...

I'll let you know if i change my PSU. Thanks both of you for your help

David Gómez

"The question of whether computers can think is just like the question of
 whether submarines can swim." -- Edsger W. Dijkstra

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