Re: Q: cfdisk error
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Henson" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 1:34 PM
Subject: Re: Q: cfdisk error
> On Tue, 2002-06-04 at 07:21, Alice M. Pinard wrote:
> > Let me clarify....
> > I have one hard drive, 2g. It's almost full. The well-meaning bf bought
> > a 60g hd. My motherboard doesn't grok 60g. I bought a Promise Ultra
> > ATA/100 pci adapter card to be its ide controller. Eventually I will be
> > removing the 2g drive once I transfer its information to the 60g hard
> > drive and do the voodoo necessary to make the 60g boot.... but that's
> > further down the line...
> > for now... I've installed the card, unwrapped the hard drive and
> > it to the card....
> > when I boot up my kernel says (among other things)
> > Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 6.31
> > ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with
> > PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 09
> > PIIX4: chipset revision 1
> > PIIX4: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
> > ide0: BM-DMA at 0xe000-0xe007, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:pio
> > ide1: BM-DMA at 0xe008-0xe00f, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, hdd:pio
> > PDC20267: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 58
> > PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 00:0b.0
> > PDC20267: chipset revision 2
> > PDC20267: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
> > PDC20267: (U)DMA Burst Bit ENABLED Primary PCI Mode Secondary PCI Mode.
> > ide2: BM-DMA at 0xa800-0xa807, BIOS settings: hde:pio, hdf:pio
> > ide3: BM-DMA at 0xa808-0xa80f, BIOS settings: hdg:pio, hdh:DMA
> > hda: WDC AC34300L, ATA DISK drive
> > hdb: FX001DE, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> > hde: MAXTOR 6L060J3, ATA DISK drive
> > ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
> > ide2 at 0xd000-0xd007,0xb802 on irq 10
> > hda: 8406720 sectors (4304 MB) w/256KiB Cache, CHS=8896/15/63, UDMA(33)
> > hde: 117266688 sectors (60041 MB) w/1819KiB Cache, CHS=116336/16/63,
> > hdb: ATAPI 4X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache
> > Partition check:
> > hda: hda1 hda2 hda3
> > hde: unknown partition table
> > now, the 'hde' stuff is new this login, which is nice... means I did at
> > least that right. Last night I had no /dev/hde so I had to use MAKEDEV
> > make it
> > 'cdisk /dev/hde' still however says the stuff about no partition
> > table... if the drive is brand-spanking new does that make this message
> > less unanticipated or is there still something probably not right with
> > situation?
> Who made your drive? Most I know Maxtor has its own drive utilities
> which you could use to check the drive and even give it its first
> partitioning. Also, you said the system cant handle the drive without
> the promise ide card? Are you sure your problem isnt the bios not being
> able to handle it? I would check for a bios update, that might help out
> a bit. All this said, It seems to be detected properly, but the
> partition table may be corrupt. Also it seems that hde is set to pio
> while hdh is set to dma. Is this normal? I thought most hard drives
> used dma. This may have something to do with your problem. Maybe you
> could check where the bios on the promise card are detecting your drive
> and what it says about it.
> -Peace kid
> Scott Henson firstname.lastname@example.org
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