DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-07
Re: Problems with Soyo P4VTE Board
Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :acd0: MODE_SENSE_BIG command timeout - resetting
> :ata0: resetting devices .. ata0: mask=03 ostat1=51 ostat2=00
> :acd0: ATAPI 14 eb
> :ata0-slave: ATAPI 7f 7f
> :ata0: mask=03 stat0=10 stat1=00
> :ata0: devices = 04
> Is it repeating the 'ata0-slave' line over and over again? That
> would imply that it is trying to talk to the (presumably non-existant)
> slave. Double check your cable and drive. Make sure the cable has not
> been installed with the two ends reversed. There is a right way and
> wrong way. And make sure that the CD/DVD drive is jumpered as a master.
> Matthew Dillon
I am sure that he has no cable problems. I have seen exactly the same
behavior with FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE on an Intel motherboard with the 915G
chipset. Attempts to change the BIOS settings related to ATA had no
On the same system FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE works flawlessly, thus the
problem is caused by code shared by DF and FreeBSD 4.x, which has been
modified in FreeBSD 5.4 or earlier.
Best regards !