Same problems for me with atapi CD/DVD drives (READ_BIG timeouts, etc) .. it works a bit better when dma is turned off, but then performances are very poor.
On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 14:17 -1000, Al Plant wrote: > N.J. Thomas wrote: > > * "Snorre D. ?verb?" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2008-08-07 15:29:11+0000]: > >> When I boot up with the installation DVD these error messages appear > >> on the screen. > >> > >> ad1: FAILURE - READ_DMA status=51<READY,DSC,ERROR> error=84<ICRC,ABORTED> > >> LBA=0055347 > >> ad0: FAILURE - READ_DMA status=51<READY,DSC,ERROR> error=84<ICRC,ABORTED> > >> LBA=0 > >> etc > > > > I got the same exact errors trying to install 7.0-RELEASE on two > > different Dell boxes. One was 4 years old, the other was brand new (3 > > months ago). > > > > Never was able to fix the problem. For the older one, I plugged in an > > external DVD drive and installed via that. For the other one, I > > installed via a mini-install disk, and then did a minimal network > > install. > > > > For the record, they both had SATA drives and the disks worked (and > > still work) fine after the OS was installed. It was just copying the > > base system off the CD that was causing errors. > > > > Thomas > > _______________________________________________ > > email@example.com mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > ****************************************888 > Aloha, > > I am getting the same errors as you guys with an intermittient BIG_read > one occasionally. I've tried to install FreeeBSD CURRENT 8 and 7 release. > > This is on a no name box with a bio board and 1100 cpu. I've had this on > other boxes too and load IDE drives on a box that works with them and > then put them in the box with errors and they work just fine. > > Every thing gets recognized normally at install time, but the size of > the IDE drive a Fujutsu 20 gig. shows twice what it should be every time. > > Dont know if this has anything to do with it, except if you change the > size in installer it wont load anything. > > Maybe one of the top level gurus on the list can help. > > > -- Julien Cigar Belgian Biodiversity Platform http://www.biodiversity.be Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Campus de la Plaine CP 257 Bâtiment NO, Bureau 4 N4 115C (Niveau 4) Boulevard du Triomphe, entrée ULB 2 B-1050 Bruxelles Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] @biobel: http://biobel.biodiversity.be/person/show/471 Tel : 02 650 57 52 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"