Can't remove files.

Rob spamrefuse at
Sat Feb 26 08:27:50 GMT 2005

Perttu Laine wrote:
>ad5: TIMEOUT - READ_DMA retrying (2 retries left)
> LBA=382096515
>ad5: FAILURE - READ_DMA timed out

> So. What can be done here?

Typical 5.3 problem/bug.

Try adding following line to /boot/loader.conf:


and reboot.

This may force the harddisk to operate in slow PIO4
mode, but at least without DMA TIMEOUTs and DMA


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