Subject: Re: Harddisc not recognized/interrupt problems
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Reinoud Zandijk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/24/2001 00:20:16
On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 07:14:37PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 05:53:32PM +0100, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> > Hiya All,
> > on my PWS 500au i'm having the following problem and i just can't seem to
> > find what is causing this ... I added a 40 Gb harddisc as master on pciide0
> > and it got detected as :
Oh its a 40 Gb ATA100 disc.... does this ring a bell? maybe a newer
> > wd0 at pciide0 channel 0 drive 0: <\^P\M^?\^P?>
> > wd0: drive supports 254-sector PIO transfers, chs addressing
> > wd0: 16383 PB, 4096 cyl, 4159 head, 21569 sec, 512 bytes/sect x -1933578240
> > sectors
> > wd0: 32-bit data port
never had a different output even with i put it in the other pciide... see
> I think there is a problem on the bus, and some lines a pulled up, so that
> some bits always appears a '1' in the data register.
> The "254-sector PIO transfers" doesn't looks good either; it's usually
> 16 or 32.
> Check your harware, especially the cable and connectors.
I did thouroughly ... changed cables, pressed on connectors, changed IDE
controllers but no luck :( ... still the same errors and they keep on
giving the same params ... everytime the same...
So ... i am out of clues now ....
Cheers and thanks for your suggestion :)