Just means that I am stuck at 4.8R from here on in.  So are a lot of other
people...


On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Mike Tancsa wrote:

> Sounds like you are out of luck. Perhaps the other OSes that work for you 
> is the way to go.
> 
>          ---Mike
> 
> At 08:00 PM 23/09/2003, J.A. Terranson wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Mike Tancsa wrote:
> >
> > > What hardware do you have that does not work with the ata drivers ?
> >
> >Mike, I don't want to get into a flame war here, as I've already been through
> >this when the ATA drivers were first released: no matter what hardware I've
> >used them with, I've had issues.  The oldest I can understand, but I gave it
> >another go two weeks ago with modern, brand new hardware (a new SiS based
> >Asus that was on the HCL when I bought it, and a Maxtor 40g IDE) and had the
> >same results.  The 4.8 was rebuilt last night with WD drivers, and the 5.1
> >was *supposed* to be rebuilt tonight, thus my email.  The ATA drivers are
> >buggy has hell, regardless of all the screaming I've heard to the
> >contrary: timeouts, with or without DMA disabled, hard write errors, etc.  I
> >just can't do it - especially since I am constantly told the drivers are
> >good, and my hardware is bad: if I take the setup that dies under ATA and
> >load either WD or *any other OS*, they work flawlessly.
> >
> >I am a FBSD shop, have been since 2.2.5R, but I cannot use the ATA drivers -
> >I need something reliable (speed is irrelevant if it doesn't work).
> >
> >Hrmmm.... I wasn't meaning to rant on you.  I just looked up and there it was
> >:-(   Sorry...  Frustration.
> >
> > >
> > >          ---Mike
> >
> >//Alif
> >
> >
> >
> > > At 07:40 PM 23/09/2003, J.A. Terranson wrote:
> > >
> > > >Yes, I know they are obsolete.  Nevertheless, they have their place, and I
> > > >have no been able to get a config to run against a wd specifying 
> > conf-file.
> > > >
> > > >Are they truly gone, or is there a magic chicken I can wave over the 
> > configs
> > > >to make them work yet again?
> > > >
> > > >I am not subbed to the list, so please reply directly as well as to 
> > the list.
> > > >
> > > >Thanks!!!
> > > >
> > > >--
> > > >Yours,
> > > >J.A. Terranson
> > > >[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > >
> > > >         "Every living thing dies alone."
> > > >         Donnie Darko
> > > >
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> >--
> >Yours,
> >J.A. Terranson
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> >
> >         "Every living thing dies alone."
> >         Donnie Darko
> 
> 

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Yours, 
J.A. Terranson
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        "Every living thing dies alone."
        Donnie Darko

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