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Re: [opensuse] Maybe OT - hdd question
  • From: Stevens <fred00sandy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 16:25:53 -0600
  • Message-id: <200701281625.54071.fred00sandy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 28 January 2007 14:22, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> >
> > hdb: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
> > hdb: dma_intr: error=0x10 { SectorIdNotFound }, LBAsect=39876480,
> > sector=39876480
> > ide: failed opcode was: unknown
> >
> > and:
> >
> > hdb: task_in_intr: status=0x59 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest
> > Error }
> > hdb: task_in_intr: error=0x10 { SectorIdNotFound }, LBAsect=39941759,
> > sector=39876480
> > ide: failed opcode was: unknown
> >
> > If I boot to the Suse 9.1 drive in this box I don't see that error.
> > Also, if I boot to hdb, XP works fine. So, I ask: what in Suse 10.2 is
> > causing the messages?
> >
> > Fred
>
> Fred,
>
> Boot to SuSE 9.1 and report the number of sectors your drives have.
> The numbers above seem very close to if not past the end of the drive.
>
> ie. use hdparm or cat /proc/..... to get the number of sectors. I
> don't have a 9.1 system running so I can't remember the exact command
> to do it.
>
> Greg
> --

Greg:

9.1's Yast hardware reports sectors=39876480. I guess he can't find the
last one? Whatever, it is less of a bug and more of an irritant. Maybe the
sector read starts at "1" instead of "0"? What's a digit between
friends ;-)

Fred
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