[CentOS] Re: hda: no DRQ after issuing WRITE

Matt lm7812 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 23:48:31 UTC 2008

> Also the fact that the drive is showing up as /dev/hda instead of /dev/sda
> means that you are not using the best driver for the hard drive. Go into the
> bios and try either native mode to serial ATA or SATA AHCI enable.
> You might need to rebuild the initrd from a rescue disk after you boot.

>>native mode to serial ATA

Did that.  Now it shows up as sda again.  I no longer get the errors
either but I get this now.

[root at server log]# hdparm -i /dev/sda

 HDIO_GET_IDENTITY failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

Smartd also complains on boot up.

Any ideas?


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