[arch-general] udev slow to start up
lambchop468 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 19:28:07 EST 2011
A potential solution would be to make udev startup in parallel - but this is
kinda hacky because all your devices might not be ready in time for login or
you get what I mean.
On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 8:25 PM, Ty John (sand_man)
<ty-ml at eye-of-odin.com>wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm concerned about this line:
> > Am 10.01.2011 09:44, schrieb Ty John (sand_man):
> > > ata2.00: failed command: IDENTIFY PACKET DEVICE
> > Either your device is not behaving normally, or there is something weird
> > going on. Have you the latest firmware on your drive? Is the problem
> > gone, when you disattach the drive?
> > Best regards,
> > Karol Babioch
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> Sorry I lost the original email. I just pasted this from the mailman
> Anyway, I just updated the firmware and it made no difference.
> Windows 7 boots very fast not that it means much since it probably doesn't
> do the same checks that Arch does. Like I said, the drive seems to work
> fine. I am able to read, write and blank discs with no issues.
> The udev slowness does not occur when it is unplugged.
> When I googled "IDENTIFY PACKET DEVICE" I found that it is sg_sat_identify
> that is being called.
> [ty at donna ~]$ sudo sg_sat_identify /dev/sr0 -vv
> open /dev/sr0 with flags=0x802
> ATA pass through (16) cdb: 85 08 0e 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ec
> ATA pass through (16): transport error: Driver_status=0x0e [invalid,
> ATA pass through (16) failed
> Basically, I'm out of ideas. Please tell me the drive is not faulty :(
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