[ILUG] errors in cedega launching games
nospam at conorwynne.com
Sat Jun 25 21:54:50 IST 2005
> On 6/25/05, Conor Wynne <nospam at conorwynne.com> wrote:
>> hdc is the cdrom, and this error only appears when the games try to
>> the cd. So I dont think its the ide drive, this is hda.
> Ah my bad, udma support does not work properly on all CDROM devices,
> espercially if they are old.
This one is a dvd, not that new, but not that old either:
[root at snowwhite ~]# cat /proc/ide/hdc/model
Memorex DVD-MAXX 1648 AJ
I believe it supports udma:
[root at snowwhite ~]# cat /proc/ide/hdc/settings
name value min max mode
---- ----- --- --- ----
current_speed 66 0 70 rw
dsc_overlap 1 0 1 rw
init_speed 66 0 70 rw
io_32bit 1 0 3 rw
keepsettings 0 0 1 rw
nice1 1 0 1 rw
number 2 0 3 rw
pio_mode write-only 0 255 w
unmaskirq 1 0 1 rw
using_dma 1 0 1 rw
>> How do I activate smart support then? googling with hangover...
> smart must be supported by your motherboard and your hdd but most of
> them do. Then search for the smart tools, you'll find them somewhere
> in your package repository, then install the package and it will
> monitor your drives via a daemon.
smartd is running, but no errors being picked up, apart from this cedega
Runs the daemon in forked mode. This is the normal way to run
smartd. Entries are logged to SYSLOG (by default
I was reading that some people had the issue with cable select, and
changing to master or slave resolved it.
SIS5513: IDE controller at PCI slot 0000:00:02.5
SIS5513: chipset revision 0
SIS5513: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
SIS5513: SiS 962/963 MuTIOL IDE UDMA133 controller
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xff00-0xff07, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xff08-0xff0f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA
Probing IDE interface ide0...
hda: Maxtor 4D060H3, ATA DISK drive
Using cfq io scheduler
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
Probing IDE interface ide1...
But mine is already on master:
hdc: Memorex DVD-MAXX 1648 AJ, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
hdd: HP COLORADO 20GB, ATAPI TAPE drive
Forgot that was connected, but its a slave device on the same channel.
I wonder could it be related?
The kernel is :
Linux snowwhite.conorwynne.com 2.6.9-11.EL #1 Wed Jun 8 16:59:52 CDT 2005
i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
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