FreeBSD 9.0 and (Kingspec) PATA drive ATA status errors. Drive unusable.

Ian Lepore freebsd at
Sun Aug 12 17:01:29 UTC 2012

On Sun, 2012-08-12 at 12:42 -0400, Wajih Ahmed wrote:
> Ok at the boot loader prompt i did as you suggested
>          set hint.ata.0.mode="UDMA33"
> And that change did take effect as evedint by
>        ada0: 33.300MB/s transfers (UDMA2, PIO 512bytes)
> Unfortunately i still get the error
>       .....ATA status: 51 (DRDY SERV ERR), error: 84 (ICRC ABRT)
> Regards,

It's probably worth trying an even slower mode, such as UDMA16, and for
testing purposes maybe even PIO4, but it's starting to sound like maybe
the problem is something else.

-- Ian

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