Re: Obscure ethernet/IDE trouble
On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > I get this all the time when I try to access a drive that is in sleep
> > mode. It takes it a minute or two and then it comes back to life and
> > works normally. I have an old '96 era Intel Triton motherboard.
> Okay, but why would my drives be sleeping? This happens during the
> first disk access after a net access, could the net driver be putting
> the drives to sleep? And why does resetting the IDE interfaces kill
> my networking ability?
They probably aren't, but based on what you have to say here, I'd check
and make sure that your network card isn't sharing an interrupt with your