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 From:  Andreas Ferrari <aferrari at stasoft dot ch>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Bug??
 Date:  Mon, 20 Feb 2006 13:28:11 +0100
Hi Manuel

I will try it with a other brand, I hope that will solve the problem...


Manuel Kasper wrote:
> On 20.02.06 12:43 +0100, Andreas Ferrari wrote:
> 
> 
>>a brand new card used the first time?? now I had test it with 3
>>BiWin cards and all of them have the same problem or there is a
>>problem with M0n0wall.
> 
> 
> Well, m0n0wall is configured not to use DMA on IDE, so it shouldn't
> be a case of the card reporting to be DMA capable while it doesn't
> really work properly on that hardware. It could of course still be an
> issue with the FreeBSD kernel, but IIRC I even had faulty writes with
> one of them under Windows.
> 
> My advice is: stay away from that brand; I've had enough failure
> reports that always centered on it while something like that has
> never been reported with any other CF card brand (as far as I know).
> 
> If you do decide to use another CF card brand, please let us know if
> that solved the issue. Some dmesg output with details about the cards
> (the line that starts with "ad0") would also be interesting.
> 
> - Manuel


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