Subject: Re: wd0f: aborted command, interface CRC error
To: Johan Ihren <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/23/2000 08:45:24
On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 09:40:00PM +0100, Johan Ihren wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <> writes:
> > 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. 

That's interesting because I have the same problem and removing "extra"
drives did not help.  My system is still running 1.4.2, though..

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

Mine is "VIA Technologies VT82C586A IDE Controller".