Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 419801
Won't recognize my SSD
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:29:02 EST
Description of problem: During boot time, I get the following error:
ATA1.00: exception emask 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action 0x2 frozen
ATA1.00: cmd c8/00:08:00:00:00/00:00:00:00:00/e0 tag 0 cdb 0x0 data 4096 in
I think it's a libata issue, I've seen similar errors on other distros(if this
will help you I found this, for example)
But I know my error has some different roots than the one on that forum thread.
I don't run a typical hard drive, I run a sandisk extreme 4 compact flash,
bought it because it's UDMA 66 capable. I've posted a lot of info here if it
will help: http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3424
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
unknown driver version, but it's the fedora live kde release, so factory
version. Udev also has issues, it times out. I assume because it's not
reading UDMA66 correctly.
Steps to Reproduce:
Just plug in the CD and let it boot.
Your live disk boots just fine if I unplug my SSD from my internal ATA adapter.
But of course then I can't install so that defeats the purpose.
If I let it sit long enough(usually about 2 minutes) udev will time out and
fedora 8 live kde will boot. But programs like gparted and the fedora
installer won't start.
Additional info: abit nf7-s motherboard, nforce2 chipset
There were problems with flash disks in the initial F8 kernel but they should be
fixed in 126.96.36.199-85.
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