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Re: Fedora Core 5 common issues and bugs

Alan Cox wrote:
On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 08:24:29PM -0500, Richard Hally wrote:
Below are two older buggs about CD problems that are worked around by using "linux ide=nodma" to start an install. I needed to use this to

It is random whether ide=nodma helps for disk checks. The only current solution
and one I've recommended since FC1 is to remove that feature from the distribution entirely.

is this some kind of joke?
whe have a bug in progamm x... how should we fix it?
just drop the feature o.O ???
install FC5 test3 on one of my boxes. It apparently is a kernel problem that has been hanging around for quite a while.

2004, but nobody cares. If you want to fix it go ahead. If not my guess is
that someone will have to fix it for the next Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Would this be appropriate for that Common Bugs page?

Yes but the recommendation should be "never use the disk check feature"
see above...

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