Subject: Re: ide drive not detected
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Andberg <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/2003 21:53:35
It is told that on Oct 27, "firstname.lastname@example.org" wrote thus:
> > wd0 at wdc0 channel 0 drive 0: <QUANTUM FIREBALL EX3.2A>
> Hmm. My 6.4GB Fireball EX dissappeared on my acorn32 based system. I tracked
> the problem to a couple of lines of code in __wdcwait_reset(). Maybe the same
> fix will work for you.
> I removed the 2 lines which read:
> if (er0 != 0x01 && er0 != 0x81)
> drv_mask &= ~0x01;
> If this works for you it looks like Quantum Fireball EX drives are not quite
> following the ATA spec.
You're right, removing those lines makes the drive reappear.
This "er0" seems to have value of zero for me, whatever that means.