building LFS: my settings
jdinardo at ix.netcom.com
Tue Jul 3 05:40:48 PDT 2001
This is fairly common with socket a mb's using via chipset runing udma66.
If this is the hardware you are using , you can get a better ide cable as this
may help or you can turn off dma and the problem will go away.
regardless , linux will retry the io and everything should be ok.
On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 10:31:30AM +0100, Richard Lightman wrote:
> Misquoted from Spall, Michael on 2001/07/ 2 at 16:23 +0000:
> > jsut my idea, i havent got my LFS to compile yet tho' theres something
> > seriously wrong with my hard drive, i keeep getting error messages about ti
> > having a bad CRC or soemthing :-(
> This is not good. If you are sensible you will take a backup NOW, without
> destroying your most recent known good backup, and get a bew hard disc.
> If you are brave, instead of getting a new hard disc, you can try a low
> level format, and scan the disc for bad sectors. Good luck finding a
> program that will do this from I boot floppy. I have not used anything
> like it since DOS was common. If ou find you can more bad sectors
> each time ou scan, the disc it dead. Admit it now before you loose lots
> of data.
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