Subject: Re: wd0f: aborted command, interface CRC error
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Johan Ihren <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/22/2000 21:40:00
Manuel Bouyer <> writes:

> > So, what does the error say? Is it a hw problem with that block or
> > what?
> It says that data was corrupted while transfered on the IDE bus, and the
> hardware detected it. The driver was notified and has set the bus to a lower
> speed (ultra mode 1 instead of ultra mode 2) and retried the xfer. This
> time it worked.
> This is usually a problem with the IDE cable (try an Ultra/66 cable, is
> usually helps). There is also a controller which is known to have problems
> (ALI) with drives > Ultra/33.

Aha. Thank you. However, unfortunately a change of cables didn't
help. Neither did removing an old CD-ROM that sat as slave on the same
IDE bus. 



PS. The controller gets identified as an Intel 82371AB.