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Re: Write to ext3 fs -> kjournald goes bananas



On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 09:48:40AM +0100, Peter Schuller wrote:
> > Usually, this sort of thing is caused by an IDE subsystem which is not
> > running in DMA mode.
> > 
> > You can use `hdparm /dev/hda' to display the current DMA setting.
> 
> Argh. This is embarrassing. You're quite right. I thought I had turned
> on DMA ages ago...

  Sometimes the kernel turn it back off in presence of errors.
Check your kernel logs for errors, this can indicate a drive starting to
fail or some others hardware induced troubles.

Daniel

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