file system error

Munjun Kang malas at
Fri Nov 29 01:34:01 CET 2002

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at>
To: "Munjun Kang" <malas at>
Cc: <linuxbios at>
Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2002 12:55 AM
Subject: Re: file system error

> can you try a few things: 
> - do a raw dd command to the disk from /dev/zero and see if that works, 
> e.g. dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda
> - turn off UDMA, in fact turn off ALL dma at first
> - try to make it run totally PIO
> This is weird, but it does seem like some kind of DMA problem.
> Also, boot under the normal bios and do an lspci -xxx and then do an lspci 
> -xxx under linuxbios and see if you see any IDE setup differences.
> ron

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