wierd problem involving the command make install

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri May 2 15:13:28 PDT 2003

On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 03:13:54PM -0500, Vulpes Velox wrote:

> > I forgot to mention it could also be due to a poor quality cable
> > (e.g. the message suggests that you don't have an ATA66-capable cable
> > anyway, so your drive access speed is being limited to 33MHz).
> The odd thing about that tought is that the cable I am using with it has
> worked for close to two months with out any problems and nothing about it
> has changed since then.
> Another odd thing is I can install with out a problem using
> /stand/sysinstall, when the package part of it is working.

It's just some access pattern that is failing..e.g. a command to the
drive is being lost somewhere under certain usage patterns.  This type
of thing is not that uncommon with low-quality IDE hardware.

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