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> Config_idedisk_multi_mode, hda badly configured
post Aug 23 2004, 10:27 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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I am running an old PII with Mandrake 9.2 (kernel 2.4.22-36mdkcustom) and ever since i get this error message at my dmesg:

hda: task_no_data_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
hda: task_no_data_intr: error=0x04 { DriveStatusError }

hda works anyway, but my computer freezes sometimes and i want to eliminate all probs to get to know wether it is an hardware only problem...

Now i found this "config_idedisk_multi_mode"-option for the kernel which is exactly in case of this error, activated it, built a new kernel and booted it. But it it didnt help, it is still there. Any ideas?

my hda is:
hda: ST38641A, ATA DISK drive

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post Aug 23 2004, 11:20 AM
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RMS is my Hero

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start backing up your data.

this has happened to me and one day my hard drive had bad
sectors on it and had crashed....

i use to get those messages constantly in my email.

so i went to the store and bought a new hard drive


Chris W.
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