[ANNOUNCEMENT] Wiki for discussing P35/IHC9(R)/SATA issues set up

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 18:18:15 PST 2007

韓家標 Bill Hacker wrote:
> sam wrote:
>> On Mon, 05 Nov 2007 21:24:37 +0100, 韓家標 Bill Hacker
>> <askbill at conducive.net> wrote:
>>> On either a GA G33-DS3R or Asus P5K, there has been no difficulty
>>> with what it sees as a "CD-948E/TKU/T4B" on acd0.
>> Is this an IDE or SATA drive?
>> sam
> IDE & ancient.
> Grant - SATA has to be better sorted than it is now, but the
> suggestion to try (an)other CD/DVD drive(s) holds, as much for pinning
> down the fault as fixing it.
> Dfferent place must be looked at if it faults with PATA as well as
> SATA, or only with one not the other.
> JFWIW, I've also run 2.5" and 3.5" PATA HDD and 2.5: and 3.5" SATA HDD
> with 3 different makes of PATA-SATA PCB adaptors on that same IDE
> channel here.
> Only hassle when I had both the HDD and CD jumpered as 'master' or a
> WD HDD not jumpered as master-with-slave-present.
> Ergo I still think it is specific to your hardware, ELSE it would be a
> far more commonly reported issue already. Note that MOST such posts
> have had to do with HDD or arrays of same, not nearly as many about CD
> / DVD.

It *HAS* been reported by at least 3 different sources and 3 different
hw vendors... only commonality is IHC9 on P35 chipsets.

Aryeh M. Friedman
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