Drive errors?

stan stanb at
Fri Nov 14 15:24:15 PST 2003

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 05:30:29PM +0300, Joseph Begumisa wrote:
> > atapci0: <VIA 82C686 ATA100 controller> port 0xa000-0xa00f at device 7.1 on pci0
> > atapci0: Correcting VIA config for southbridge data corruption bug
> > ata0: at 0x1f0 irq 14 on atapci0
> > ata1: at 0x170 irq 15 on atapci0
> > ad3: 39266MB <IC35L040AVER07-0> [79780/16/63] at ata1-slave UDMA100
> Well the OS sees an ATA100 Controller which is good.  So i guess you could
> first look into the issue of the ribbon cable as mentioned below so that
> we can eliminate that.

OK, I have confirmed that all IDE cables in the machine, with the exception
of the one going to the CD, which is on it's own controlere, are 80 wire

What should I do next?
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neither liberty nor safety."
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