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Re: [vox-tech] Plextor PX-712A not working...
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Re: [vox-tech] Plextor PX-712A not working...

On Thursday 13 January 2005 11:16 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> On Thu 13 Jan 05, 11:20 AM, Dylan Beaudette <dylan@iici.no-ip.org> said:
> > On Thursday 13 January 2005 11:04 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > > here is some output from dmesg regarding all that is IDE:
> > > > PCI: Ignoring BAR0-3 of IDE controller 0000:00:1f.2
> > > > Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00alpha2
> > > > ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with
> > > > idebus=xx
> > > >
> > > > ..perhaps a module for the IDE controller is not loading..?
> > >
> > > Do you have a working /dev/hd[a-g]?  Can you check for me whether
> > > /dev/hda (or any of your hard drives) have DMA turned on?
> > >
> > > Pete
> >
> > Pardon my ignorance.... but what is the best way to do this...?
> >
> > Thanks!
> Can you post the output of:
>    mount
> and:
>    hdparm /dev/hda
>    hdparm /dev/hdb
>    hdparm /dev/hdc
>    hdparm /dev/hdd
>    hdparm /dev/hde
>    hdparm /dev/hdf
>    hdparm /dev/hdg
> If any of the output says "no device" or something to that effect, don't
> bother posting it.  IIRC, you have to run hdparm as root, even when you
> just want to query the hardware.


all devices return a "No such device or address" error from hdparm. mount 
gives the same type of error.

Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis
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