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Re: hardware error or fs corruption?



Hi,

On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 12:06:42PM -0500, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> > Could you try the current -ac kernel, perhaps?  It includes some IDE
> > improvements which, amongst other things, fix some problems with
> > certain HighPoint controllers.
> 
> Tried with 2.4.19pre1-ac2 and got the same results; errors with UDMA on, 
> fine with it turned off. Though I only got one error during the whole 
> run.

I've seen this before myself, due to a motherboard fault.  The cable
is unlikely to be part of the problem: UDMA performs data transfer CRC
checks so it tends to spot any cable-induced corruptions pretty
quickly.

--Stephen





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