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SubjectRe: Some ext2 errors
On Sun, 7 Oct 2001, Riley Williams wrote:

> I see this regularly on one of my systems, and hdparm has never even
> been insatalled on that system. If I put the drive in a different
> system, the drive reports clean, but whatever drive I put in here
> regularly reports that problem.

Yes, i also have seen this error also when not using hdparm, so it's not
the cause of this ext2 errors.

> As far as I can tell, it's a problem with the PSU in the computer in
> question, as I can swap ANYTHING else in there, motherboard included,
> without the problem going away on that drive, but as soon as I swap
> the PSU, the problems vanish - even if I put a PSU with a lower rating
> in its place.

If i see this error show more times i'll try to replace the PSU. First i
think is has some relation with my VIA chipset, but if you tell me you
have changed even your motherboard... ;)

> > Yeah. If you can't figure out hdparm, leave it alone.
> Who says hdparm has anything to do with it?

He says, it seems he has very deep knowledge of hdparm 'secrets'.

> Best wishes from Riley.


David Gómez

"The question of whether computers can think is just like the question of
whether submarines can swim." -- Edsger W. Dijkstra

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