A more complete log about my disk access errors
tsar at sylaba.poznan.pl
Sat Jun 2 19:51:40 EDT 2001
But why UltraDMA? Are DMA and UltraDMA much different from each other?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gregory Nowak" <romualt at megsinet.net>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2001 11:16 PM
Subject: Re: A more complete log about my disk access errors
> Hi Vic,
> Yeah, I'd say also to check if you have ultra dma
> support in your kernel.
> On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 10:44:19PM -0100, Victor Tsaran wrote:
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> > Hello, listers!
> > I hope those of you who are experts in kernel bugs or interaction of
> > with the hardware can help me with this. Since I installed Redhat 7.1 I
> > started to get the messages that RedHat cannot communicate through DMA
> > my hard drives. I know for sure that my hard drives can communicate
> > DMA, plus I was never getting similar messages before. Shon suggested
> > me to check whether UltraDMA support was compiled into my kernel, but I,
> > firstly, do not understand why it should be included into kernel, and
> > secondly, why would Redhat ignore including UltraDMA support in the
> > place.
> > Iam therefore attaching the complete log from the messages buffer ring
> > produced by the `dmesg' command.
> > Please let me know if you have any idea and where should I look for
> > possible solutions.
> > WIndows 2000 is very happy about my drives, whereas Linux complains
> > them. However, after kernel disables DMA transfer mode, it goes pretty
> > fine. Please ignore any messages about SWAP...
> > Best and thanks in advance,
> > Vic
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