>> > i am running rh 7.3 on an athlon 950 with 512 ram and
>> > a maxtor 40 gig drive, and i get this error several times
>> > an hour. i also get 'no 80 pin condutor cable' at boot up
>> > if that means anything.
>> > i swapped cables and replaced the drive with an identical
>> > maxtor -- no change.
>> > i google'd this and got nothing that seemed relevant.
>> > is this something i need to worry about? any idea appreciated.
>> > tia.
>> > donald
>> Are you sure the cable is a udma 66/100 cable?
>> also what are the results of "hdparm /dev/hda" (from root) ?
> multcount = 16 (on)
> I/O support = 1 (32-bit)
> unmaskirq = 1 (on)
> using_dma = 1 (on)
> keepsettings = 0 (off)
> nowerr = 0 (off)
> readonly = 0 (off)
> readahead = 8 (on)
> geometry = 4867/255/63, sectors = 78198750, start = 0
> busstate = 1 (on)
>> Nil iligitum carborundum
looks ok I would suggest you get hold of an 80pin 66/100 ide cable and try
Nil iligitum carborundum