Subject: Re: ide drive not detected
To: None <>
From: Jukka Andberg <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/27/2003 21:53:35
It is told that on Oct 27, "" 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.