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Old 10-05-2004, 10:52 AM   #1
rakesh_em
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Angry boot errors in sclackware


Off late i have been getting some dma status errors when i boot into my computer in slackware 10. It happens when it checks the hdd partition information its shows

dma_status_error status =0x58

dma timed out

it happends for each partition it checks and takes a little while to boot up because of it. Please help..........
 
Old 10-05-2004, 06:06 PM   #2
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hi,

did you change anything in the bios setting before that happened ?
an look at the output for # hdparm -I /dev/hda, to see if dma is enabled.
( replace hda with the drive you want info about )

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