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According to some information on another site, which I cannot FULLY interpret, Western Digital Drives can cause corruption of files when installed on PCI/IDE controller cards. http://leuksman.com/linux/Ultra-DMA.sgml <sect>Problems <sect1>The UDMA ...
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- 03-02-2009 #1
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CAUTION: WD Hard Drives and PCI/IDE controller cards!!!
<sect1>The UDMA Blacklist<label id="blacklist">
The following drives are ``blacklisted''. You should <bf/not/ use UDMA with
these drives as it may cause corruption of data. To avoid this, the driver
should automatically disable DMA for these drives.
<item>Western Digital WDC AC11000H, AC22100H, AC32500H, AC33100H, AC31600H - all versions
<item>Western Digital WDC AC32100H revision 24.09P07
<item>Western Digital WDC AC23200L revision 21.10N21
I did a work-around, by installing the PCI card in another slot.