IDE quirk

Jamie Guinan guinan at
Thu Jul 6 16:15:33 EST 2000

On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Jamie Guinan wrote:

> I've been tinkering with the IDE drive on my MBX board.
> Every other halfword does not "stick" on the drive.

I guess the QSpan and/or WinBond likes having 32bit I/O thrown at it,

# hdparm -c 1 /dev/hda

This seems to have fixed my problem.  I fdisk'd and mke2fs'd and
everything looks peachy.


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