automatic fsck on boot. fsck errors.
i was booting up linux and got this error while it was checking the hd:
setting using_dma to 1 (on)
HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Invalid argument
using_dma = 0 (off)
i searched and found this thread:
i will try recompiling the 2.6.5 kernel for this problem but i have questions about the compile. since i already have a current version of 2.6.5 it has a directory for its modules in /lib/modules/2.6.5. now, if i recompile this kernel, ill have 2 (supposedly) working kernels with ONE directory for both its modules? or will it overwrite the ones already in?
as far as the TCS error that im getting what is that?
if there are any other suggestions to fix these errors please reply. thanks and sorry for the lengthy post. :D
If you recompile it as is then the old modules will be overwritten. This is not necessarily a bad thing since you'll probably not need them anyway. If you want to hold on to your old modules, you can always edit the Makefile and put something in the EXTRAVERSION field. That way the kernel will be called 2.6.5-<extra version> and the moduels will be put in the directory /lib/modules/2.6.5-<extra version>. The old kernel will probably (almost definetly) not be able to load the new modules.
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