Bert Lagaisse <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I did some stupid newbie things: > > I have 2 cdroms, a plextor 8/4/32A and a 50x aopen cdrom. > > I added the line hw.ata.atapi_dma="1" to loader.conf > The plextor now uses WDMA2 > The aopen cdrom still uses PIO4 (dma worked under wintendo 2000) > > After I tried to enable DMA (using atacontrol) on my aopen cdrom and > mounted it, the system crashed (freebsd 4.9-RELEASE) > > result : > > During the reboot i got an error and had to run "fsck" > > I did, and answered yes to all the questions. (kinda stupid, I know) > > The system booted but startx couldn't find /var/log/XFree86.0.log > It seems that /var/log was completely removed > > mkdir log in /var solved the problem > > What else can I expect after a file system inconsistency ?
A bunch of files are missing, too. Certainly the log files themselves (many of which will not be created if they don't exist), possibly others. > And how do I solve the cdrom DMA problem ? Do you need to? _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"