Mike.Jeays at rogers.com
Sat Oct 29 20:04:07 PDT 2005
On Sat, 2005-10-29 at 19:48, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> Try a different disk drive.
> What motherboard is in use here?
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> >[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Mike Jeays
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> >Subject: DMA errors
> >I have a 40GB Maxtor D740X-6L disk, and have been unable to install 5.4
> >or 6.0 on it. I get errors:
> >ad0: FAILURE WRITE_DMA STATUS=51 <READY,DSC,ERROR> error=84 (IRC,
> >ABORTED) LBA=..
> >as soon as I try to commmit the changes in sysinstall.
> >I have checked that the IDE cable is the 80-wire type, and cleaned up
> >the connections and so on.
> >I tried installing Ubuntu on this disk, and everything went perfectly.
> >(Those guys have done a really great job, by the way).
> >Is there some configuration trick I have missed?
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It works on at least one other disk, a Western Digital 80GB. The
motherboard is as Asus P4S533.
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