CDROM Unknown Transfer Error crashes system
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Oct 11 13:23:11 PDT 2005
Don't top-post, please.
Wayne Witzke <wwitzke at sstire.com> writes:
> Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> > Wayne Witzke <wwitzke at sstire.com> writes:
> >>I've googled the error, but the information was mostly related to cd
> >>burning or errors in different releases from months or years
> >>ago. Nothing recent that I could find.
> >>Does anybody have any idea what's going on and how I can fix whatever it is?
> > You could talk to the main ATA developer (sos at freebsd.org), but he
> > will almost certainly want to know what happens with more recent
> > code. Can you try updating your system?
> Thank you for your reply!
> Are you talking about upgrading to the 6.0-BETA? Is it a fairly
> transparent process, or is it going to require a lot of reconfiguring
> and reinstalling? I'm not sure I have time to update if that's the
> case. I'm working under a deadline at the moment.
RELENG_5 would be an improvement. It's not necessary, but developers
find it much easier to debug recent code than older versions.
> Is there anything that I can do to capture more information the next
> time my computer reboots spontaneously?
Try to get a crash dump. There's more information on it in the
Handbook. And some related information on panic analysis (if you can
get it to that point) in the FAQ.
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