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Old 02-17-2002, 06:35 AM   #1
kokonut
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Unhappy expert needed !!! SIS5513-IDE Controller


hi there

i have a gericom webboy whitch i have bought (used) a few days ago.my problem is that linux crashes at various points and displays as an result the following errors:

hda:dma_intr:status=0x51 {DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
hda:dma:instr:error=0x40 {UncorrectableError },LBAsec=19483831,sector=19162528
end_request:I/O error,dev 03:03 (hda), sector 1916528

and this a few times more with differend sectors.
after linux has crashed while rebooting ,linux starts fsck whitch finds even some more "uncorrectable errors" again,after that i have to reinstall and all starts again *uff*

my questions is:

while rebooting i recognized the following term:
"SIS513: not 100% native mode,will probe irqs later"

what about that? is there any possibility that this errors have anything to do with this sis-message??
i also tried to install windows but win2k and winxp crashes during formating the HD (both at 79 %!!!)
xp also has an option that allows you to do a so called quit-format,i checked that and it worked but as xp started scandisc at its first boot scandisc told me that i have some bad clusters,now xp is still doing scandisc but it takes a pretty long time,an hour right now.
well actually it seems to be pretty obvious that my HD is garbage but is there any tiny-winy possibility that sis5513-controller doesnt work probably???






thx for taking time for my compu-stuff

kokonut
 
Old 02-17-2002, 12:16 PM   #2
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There have been some problems in the 2.4 kernel getting ultra 100 dma working on the SIS chipset. Try a google(sis 5513 ide linux) and you may find some problems that match yours, hopefully with solutions.
 
Old 02-17-2002, 12:44 PM   #3
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but ive even disabled DMA at the startup (lilo) and in with an entry in the /etc/rc.d/boot.local

==> "hdparm -d0 /dev/hda"
windows doesnt work properly either....


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