Bug 172764 - error message at hdparm -tT /dev/sda with SATA
error message at hdparm -tT /dev/sda with SATA
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 138674
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hdparm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
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Reported: 2005-11-09 05:51 EST by Sebastian
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-09 05:57:42 EST
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Description Sebastian 2005-11-09 05:51:31 EST
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Description of problem:
hdparm -tT /dev/sda gives the following errors

 Timing cached reads:   2440 MB in  2.00 seconds = 1219.92 MB/sec
HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(null) (wait for flush complete) failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
 Timing buffered disk reads:  170 MB in  3.01 seconds =  56.44 MB/sec
HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(null) (wait for flush complete) failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

This only happens on Systems with SATA and Fedora 4. On Fedora 3 with SATA everything works fine

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.installing Fedora 4 on System with SATA
2.hdparm -tT /dev/sda


Actual Results:  i get the error messages posted above

Expected Results:  a normal hdparm test like on Fedora 3

Additional info:

on Systems with FEdora 4 and SATA we have high load while copying
Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2005-11-09 05:57:42 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 138674 ***
Comment 2 sangu 2006-03-30 06:54:33 EST
This problem still happens in hdparm-6.3-2.2 and FC5.
$ sudo /sbin/hdparm -i /dev/sda
Reopen with version FC5.

 HDIO_GET_IDENTITY failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

and hdparm 6.6 was released. 

Please See : http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=136732 

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