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SubjectRe: RFC (patch below) Re: ide drive problem?
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On Saturday 29 September 2001 01:16 pm, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> This is an error that I am considering removing form the user's view.
> For the very fact/reason you are pointing out; however, it becomse
> more painful when performing error sorting.
>

How about this: Put in a counter that displays the message proposed by
Christian (hopefully with a quick update to the FAQ noting that if you
see this, it might be a bad thing after 2.4.SomeRevision) every X times
the error occurs, and that a boot parameter is added to turn this
behavior off and return to the old behavior.

> On Sat, 29 Sep 2001, Christian [iso-8859-1] Bornträger wrote:
> > Hi List, Hi Andre,
> >
> > as Mark Hahn made a FAQ entry for the
> >
> > hde: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
> > hde: dma_intr: error=0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }
> >
> > message, I think we should point all users to this FAQ. I saw this
> > message and questions about it very often in this list, so we
> > should help the users to find a fast solution. You know, only a few
> > people read a manual, even in error case.
> >
> > Now the output looks like:
> >
> > hde: dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
> > hde: dma_intr: error=0x84 { DriveStatusError BadCRC }
> >
> > For further Informations please check:
> > http://www.tux.org/lkml/#s13-3
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