ian j hart wrote:
> 1 Cable length was definately an issue for me (40 way cable, VIA ATA33
> UDMA 66 drives). I would trust IBM on this one.
> [stable archive 08/07/01 VIA 82C586 UDMA ICRC errors]
I forgot to put in the last post that I reconnected the cable so that it
did not exceed the length requirements.
> 2 Get the latest BIOS and firmware.
I'll take a look at that.
> Then I turned off UDMA with sysctl.
Are you referring to hw.ata.ata_dma? Can this bet set in /etc/sysctl.conf
or must it be set in /boot/loader.conf?
> IIRC this was a pc-chips BX pro.
> 4 There's a tool to set the mode of the drive. Worth a
Do you mean a tool from IBM?
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