Subject: Re: Compaq Prolinea 4/33S and large disk drives
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/23/2000 15:15:53
On Sat, Jul 22, 2000 at 10:10:12AM -0300, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> Hi, last night I aquired a Compaq Prolinea 4/33S (with an Intel Pentium
> Overdrive installed). I transfered the 100 meg IDE disk from my NAT to
> this box, rebooted, and everything was working fine. However, when I tried
> installing a 1.2GB hard disk in the computer, I ran into a problem. While
> doing anything with the disk (at least during sysinst, 1.5B kernel) the
> drive constantly stalls and the kernel spits out DRQ timeout
> messages. Anybody know how to fix this, or am I stuck with the 100 meg
> disk?

Could you post the dmesg output with the 100M disk please ?

Manuel Bouyer <>