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Old 02-14-2004, 12:03 PM   #1
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: lafayette, la
Distribution: RHL 6.2, FC 3, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04
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sata segate dma problems...still

ok, guys and gals... still having serial ata problems when i enable dma. when it's done, i get a spew of errors. the closest thing to this post has been

this person seems to be having the same problem.

i'm using a siig controller card.../dev/hde:

Model=ST3120026AS, FwRev=3.05, SerialNo=3JT0D7QY
Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw>15uSec Fixed DTR>10Mbs RotSpdTol>.5% }
RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=4
BuffType=unknown, BuffSize=8192kB, MaxMultSect=16, MultSect=16
CurCHS=16383/16/63, CurSects=16514064, LBA=yes, LBAsects=234441648
IORDY=on/off, tPIO={min:240,w/IORDY:120}, tDMA={min:120,rec:120}
PIO modes: pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4
DMA modes: mdma0 mdma1 mdma2
UDMA modes: udma0 udma1 *udma2
AdvancedPM=no WriteCache=enabled
Drive conforms to: ATA/ATAPI-6 T13 1410D revision 2: 1 2 3 4 5 6

using_dma = 0 (off)

how do i fix the problem? i'm not asking how to turn on dma... i'm asking for a fix, if anyone knows...


Old 02-14-2004, 05:34 PM   #2
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i just got an e-mail back from seagate telling me that it isn't the drive, it's the card... typical.



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