Re: init using high cpu

From: Michael Heiming (
Date: 06/20/04

Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2004 10:50:59 -0000

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In comp.os.linux.setup suggested:
> hdc: status error: status=0x02 { Index }
> hdc: drive not ready for command
> ide1: reset: success
> hdc: status error: status=0x02 { Index }
> end_request: I/O error, dev 16:01 (hdc), sector 278544
> hdc: drive not ready for command
> hdc: lost interrupt
> hdb: lost interrupt
> Output of uname -a

> Linux thruster 2.4.18-3 #1 Thu Apr 18 07:31:07 EDT 2002 i586 unknown

> Nothing unusual in /var/messages. I am running Red Hat 7.3. Cannot
> find anything helpful on dejanews.

> Any advice, guidance?

A pretty old/buggy kernel (see rhn errata), guess you didn't
applied a single patch, well done.;( This box might fall down in
just another second, there's no guarantee.

RH 7.3 is already outdated, I'll apply all patches available and
see if the problem persists, if yes, your hardware (IDE
controller?) is perhaps the problem. You should make a
plan for upgrading the system anyway.

Good luck

Michael Heiming (GPG-Key ID: 0xEDD27B94)
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