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Re: nForce lockups back

We had some topics on this a week or two before.

Try changing your udma settings to udma3 f.i. Do this with hdparm. Worked
for me. Theoretically this might be slower on your HDD performance, but it
is a working workaround for the hangs.


> Hi all,
> I'm sure many of you have heard of or experienced the
> nForce lockup problem.  I was going through hell
> because of it, then fixed the problem by recompiling
> without APIC (or whatever that advanced power thing
> is).  Everything was great until I decided to upgrade
> to kernel 2.6.5 (from 2.6.4).  I built my kernel and
> rebooted.  I began to reinstall the nVidia drivers,
> and it locked up while building the nVidia kernel (I
> know it locks up when the num lock key stops changing
> the LED and new consoles aren't created by alt+Fn).  I
> rebooted and installed my 2.6.4 package again, and
> booted into that.  I had to reinstall the nVidia
> drivers, so I did.  Started X.  Used X
> briefly...computer locks up.  I rebooted and it locked
> up in mid startx (with the screen still black).  I
> booted into windoze to write this, and after a month
> of blackbox, windoze hurts my eyes.
> Does anyone know how to fix this problem?
> I'm using a NF7-S mobo w/ Athlon XP 1700+ (@ 2 GHz)
> Thanks in advance,
> Daniel Asarnow
> =====
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