RAED_DMA timed out crap

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Aug 7 18:27:18 GMT 2005

On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, kalin mintchev wrote:

> can i just hook up a laptop hdd in a desktop machine?

Yes, with a 40-to-44-pin IDE adapter.  The pins on a 2.5-inch laptop 
drive are spaced closer together than on a 3.5-inch drive.

Before doing that, though, it's worth downloading a copy of the FreeSBIE 
CD and booting with that:


Even if you can't mount the hard drive, you at least ought to be able to 
dd data from it.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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