Subject: Re: Problems with hard disk
To: Julio Merino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 06/01/2002 13:00:48
On Sat, 1 Jun 2002, Julio Merino wrote:
: I'm not so sure it's not dangerous... I've got another message, saying that
: the system has downgraded data transfer to pio mode 4 from udma 2.
If you're not using an 80-wire cable, you should be (yes, even for UDMA/33,
aka UDMA 2). All UDMA transfers should be done over 80-wire cables. If
you're already using an 80-wire cable, try another just in case.
CRC errors are most often a symptom of a bad cable when it comes to UDMA
: I'll do some more tests with the drive later. it's a Fujitsu 20GB 5400rpm
You might also want to get a different controller card, if the controller in
your machine can only do UDMA/33. 8-)
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