Sata disk with 16 bit IO_support

Joan Tur joantur at
Tue Sep 26 18:44:22 UTC 2006


My brand new laptop (LG LW20) has got a 1,8" sata disk drive; I've installed 
Kubuntu 6.06.1 in it, and have noticed that IO_support was 0 (16 bit), 
instead of 1 (32 bit).

Running "hdparm -c1 /dev/sda" shows "HDIO_SET_32BIT failed: Invalid argument"

Any hints?  Or maybe that's normal on sata disks (I've only got pata ones till 
now)  8-?

TIA  ;)
Joan Tur (aka Quini), Eivissa-Spain
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