DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-11
Re: ATA errors.
David Cuthbert <dacut@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Adam K Kirchhoff wrote:
>> I know for a fact that ad0, and the cable, are both ATA100. And I'm
>> highly doubtful that there's anything actually wrong with the drive
>> Any idea if this might be something with the ata driver?
> Even though the cable is rated ATA100, try replacing it. I've had
> mysterious errors along these lines vanish (which I attribute to either
> a few too many kinks in the cable, flaky/oxidized connectors, cable
> gnomes, ...).
> In particular, I've had bad luck with the round cables they sell for
> improved airflow.
Well, I grabbed an un-open cable from work that came with some Western
Digital drives we recently ordered, and I replaced the cable I was using
at home. Unfortunately, this did not solve the problem, so I'm pretty
convinced this is a driver issue.
Is there anyway I could try and debug this further?