cjohns at cybertec.com.au
Wed Mar 10 06:14:57 UTC 2004
Adriano Verardo wrote:
> * the final 55 AA signature on the HD MBR is sometimes absent (00 00)
I have seen this before when the IDE timing was not correct. The first
part of the sector read was ok, but the end failed and returned 0.
> - the MBR of the install floppy seems always to be "regular"... why it
> is not reproduced (with the obvious changes) on the HD ???
I would suspect the harwdare.
> Is there any other rtems-user who had a similar problem ?
Yeap, wrong IDE timing.
> Using very standard but quite old HW can be a problem ?
Any chance you can try a different IDE controller ?
Chris Johns, cjohns at cybertec . com . au
More information about the users