ATA resetting when accessing DVDs (VIA 8237A controller)

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at
Tue Feb 19 23:43:34 UTC 2008

Il Tuesday 19 February 2008 20:30:03 Bill Davidsen ha scritto:
> I had another thought. Unless this is a very old DVD it should be 
> running at more than UDMA/33, if it's reasonably new did you check that 
> it is on an 80 pin cable instead of a 40? There is a problem identifying 
> the cable in some hardware, and a trick to forcing the cable to be 
> treated as 80 pin. I probably have that put away somewhere, but I didn't 
> find it quickly.
> You might have to search LKML for "80 pin cable" or similar. If it's an 
> old drive forget I said this. ;-)

it's no more than 2 years old, and connected with a 80 wire cable

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