Re: 2.1.56: hda: irq timeout ...

mlord (
Wed, 24 Sep 1997 09:18:18 -0400

Aaron Tiensivu wrote:
> > hda: irq timeout: status=0xd0 {Busy}
> > end request: I/O Error. dev 03.03 sector xxxxxx
> hda3 is dying, most likely.

Not likely in this case -- he has a cmd640 IDE interface,
the worst such chip ever invented. Probably needs to fiddle
with hdparm (or STOP fiddling with hdparm), or select a slightly
slower PIO speed through the BIOS.

The Linux IDE guy