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From: "David Gómez " <>
To: Riley Williams <rhw@MemAlpha.CX>
Cc: Mike Fedyk <>, <>,
	Linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: Some ext2 errors
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2001 15:15:33 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0110071510190.878-100000@fargo> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sun, 7 Oct 2001, Riley Williams wrote:

> I see this regularly on one of my systems, and hdparm has never even
> been insatalled on that system. If I put the drive in a different
> system, the drive reports clean, but whatever drive I put in here
> regularly reports that problem.

Yes, i also have seen this error also when not using hdparm, so it's not
the cause of this ext2 errors.

> As far as I can tell, it's a problem with the PSU in the computer in
> question, as I can swap ANYTHING else in there, motherboard included,
> without the problem going away on that drive, but as soon as I swap
> the PSU, the problems vanish - even if I put a PSU with a lower rating
> in its place.

If i see this error show more times i'll try to replace the PSU. First i
think is has some relation with my VIA chipset, but if you tell me you
have changed even your motherboard... ;)

>  > Yeah.  If you can't figure out hdparm, leave it alone.
> Who says hdparm has anything to do with it?

He says, it seems he has very deep knowledge of hdparm 'secrets'.

> Best wishes from Riley.


David Gómez

"The question of whether computers can think is just like the question of
 whether submarines can swim." -- Edsger W. Dijkstra

  reply	other threads:[~2001-10-07 13:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-10-06 15:15 davidge
2001-10-06 19:13 ` Mike Fedyk
2001-10-06 23:05   ` Riley Williams
2001-10-07 13:15     ` David Gómez  [this message]
2001-10-07 18:02       ` IDE DMA errors [was: Some ext2 errors] Mike Fedyk
2001-10-07 22:39         ` Riley Williams
2001-10-08  0:32           ` Mike Fedyk
2001-10-08  0:51             ` David Gómez 
2001-10-08 11:19             ` Riley Williams
2001-10-08 18:24               ` David Gómez 

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