[wplug] journal commit i/o error
Brian A. Seklecki
lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Sun Nov 5 01:41:10 EST 2006
> The SeaTools Desktop ran its tests, but threw a floating point error and
That could be because SeaTools boot diskette uses DOS. The error could be
a genuine FP err the result of unexpected data values returned from BIOS
calls to test disk geometry.
It could be because DOS will try to access the controller/drive in BIOS
mode instead of using a driver.
You may be better off BitTorrent'ing a copy of Hiran's BootCD and using
PC Doctor instead.
As for Linux access SATA devices, why they chose to simulate SCSI v.s. ATA
is beyond explanation; what is certain is that we've bungled it again --
the community is splintered about which framework to use.
This has happened before with CD-RWs and USB Mass Storage.
I would just wait for SAS.
> refused to test my second disk. Suspicious. I'm definitely starting to think
> hardware goofiness on this one.
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