Re: GCC Compile problems relating to DMA
On Thu, Jan 14, 1999 at 09:07:05PM -0700, Scott J. Geertgens wrote:
> I recently installed slink, with gcc v188.8.131.52. Any attempts to do any
> compiling with gcc fail with a series of hard drive errors which seem to
> releate to some sort of DMA error (ie., hdb: dma_intr ....). I apologize
> for not having the whole error here.
> I have two Western Digital IDE drives installed, one a newer 6.4gig UDMA
> drive, and an older 1.6gig DMA drive. slink is installed on the smaller
> 1.6 drive (/dev/hdb3). The drives are detected correctly in the bootup
> message and I have seen no other errors thus far... but I'm unfortunately
> in great need of gcc locally at the moment! Any pointers/tips/fixes would
> be GREATLY appreciated ASAP.
> Scott J. Geertgens
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This happened to me, and I switched to single-user mode (init 1), and ran fsck.ext2 /dev/harddrivedevice. After that, reinstall the gcc packages. This should mark the sectors bad so the kernel won't write files to them. Any one else with more experience care to comment?
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