On Monday,  8 May 2000 at  9:57:54 +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> Not all non IBM disks has problems, that was not the message back
>> then, at least not from me. What I said, and still says, is that
>> Maxtor and WDC has a bad reputation on making drives that can't work
>> reliably with UDMA66, quantum has its share too but not so bad.
> There are some WDC disks that work nicely. This is from a BP6 board too:
> ad0: 26105MB <WDC WD273BA> [53040/16/63] at ata0-master using UDMA33
> ad1: 26105MB <WDC WD273BA> [53040/16/63] at ata1-master using UDMA33
> ad2: 26105MB <IBM-DPTA-372730> [53040/16/63] at ata2-master using UDMA66
> ad3: 26105MB <WDC WD273BA> [53040/16/63] at ata3-master using UDMA66
> As far as I know, the WD273BA is in reality a DPTA-372730 in disguise,
> so I guess I shouldn't be surprised. Anybody know if it's possible to
> put the original IBM firmware on these disks?

I've been having trouble with this one in UDMA66 mode, also on a BP6.
The system just hangs solid at random:

  ad4: 13042MB <WDC WD136BA> [26500/16/63] at ata2-master using UDMA66

It works fine on UDMA33.

I notice that you have ad2 and ad3 running in UDMA66 mode.  I didn't
realise this was possible; I'll experiment.

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