Subject: Re: Error messages in dmesg (regarding new IDE controller, new IDE drive)
To: Pete Rushmere <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 09/17/2004 15:02:54
On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 21:30:09 +0100, Pete Rushmere <> wrote:
> Andy,
>         You'll be the one I was referring to....
>         Good to hear from you again, thanks for confirming my thoughts...
> Kind Regards,
> Pete.

Yeah, I saw this on a FreeBSD machine too. The drive actually
downgraded itself into PIO mode, I forgot which. Switching from the 80
conductor cable to 40 conductor made it ATA33, which is liveable.

Too bad the Qube can't take advantage of higher bandwidth yet!