ata and seagate microdrive problems

Nenhum_de_Nos matheus at
Fri May 1 18:18:55 UTC 2009

On Thu, April 16, 2009 06:27, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 19:03 -0300, Nenhum_de_Nos wrote:
>> hail,
>> I'm trying to install current on via itx using ide 44pin to cf adapter
>> and
>> a seagate 8GB microdrive.
>> I thought it was to be ok, but just today when I received the adapter I
>> got nowhere in this. I tried 7.1-STABLE and 8.0-CURRENT from 200902, and
>> both fail to find it. the same thing in 7.1R.
> Can you boot in verbose mode, and post the dmesg somewhere please?
> Also, can you confirm which ATA channel the drive should show up on?
> Thanks,
> Gavin

sorry for the long delay, too busy :(

but tell me how to boot in debug, as I can't boot it from itself, and I
don't have any serial cable. just say what to do, and I'll try my best.

I must run current for what I want to do with it, thats my only limit.



>> I found this,
>> but
>> hw.ata.ata_dma_check_80pin=0 is no good :(
>> and found this pr
>> as
>> the only pr that mentions microdrive (I may be wrong).

We will call you cygnus,
The God of balance you shall be

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