Fedora Core 5: Still needs ide=nodma for mediacheck

John Morris jmorris at beau.org
Thu Mar 23 20:24:28 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 17:28, Horst von Brand wrote:
> I burned CDs for FC5 under rawhide (up to date as of yesterday), and wasted
> several CD blanks when the nediacheck uniformly told me they were bad... a
> recheck after booting with "linux mediacheck ide=nodma" declared them in
> good health. I found the above workaround by surfing the net, for FC4.

So it is still sporadic.  I did the mediacheck on both the i386 and
x86_64 media and both passed.  Both checks were on a Gigabyte
GA-K8VM800M Mobo + Toshiba SD-R5372 DVD+-RW.

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