On 08/28/04 09:04 AM, Subhro sat at the `puter and typed: > Well it is really unfortunate that hard disks don't need a reason to > die. Maybe you are right. Are you using a 40 conductor or a 80 > conductor cable? You can also try disabling DMA by setting the values > displayed by sysctl -a | grep dma to 0 in /boot/loader.conf > > Regards > S.
Somehow I don't think that's going to solve my problem. After adding the following line to loader.conf: hw.ata.ata_dma=0 the machine just freezes up while trying to mount the root partition. I managed to boot to an old kernel and fix that problem. Lou -- Louis LeBlanc [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fully Funded Hobbyist, KeySlapper Extrordinaire :) http://www.keyslapper.org ԿԬ Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. -- Mark Twain _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"