i386/79730: SLIM DRIVE COMBO fails with READ_BIG error on
gavin at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jun 24 21:43:45 UTC 2007
Synopsis: SLIM DRIVE COMBO fails with READ_BIG error on kernel startup
State-Changed-When: Sun Jun 24 21:34:46 UTC 2007
The behaviour you have noticed is due to the default for the
hw.ata.atapi_dma sysctl changing from 0 to 1 before 5.3 was released.
Booting in safe mode changes this back to zero, which is why the
CD-ROM drive works again when booted in safe mode. hw.ata.atapi_dma
defaulted to zero again for 5.5-RELEASE.
Do you still have this same problem with a 6.x version of FreeBSD?
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