kernel message: drive appears confused
ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Mon Sep 4 04:57:20 UTC 2006
same problem here. the drive usually workd ok though.
I experimented with hdparm.conf settings recently, for hda and hdc. I
did not touch cdrom though. Could this be the reason?
I am running Ubuntu on a PII 440LX mobo. Setting udma settings (and
other I/O settings) achieved little performance gains. Also when
booting I sometime get 'DRIVE NOT READY FOR COMMAND' error. Still when
I hdparm the drives, the settings seem to have been applied.
I am experiencing the Unable to Locate RSDP bug as well. The latest
change I did was adding irqpoll to the kernel command in Grub's
menu.lst. I will start by removing that and see.
Could any of these be part of the problem?
Help on improving HDD performance through hdparm via PM is greatly
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