Thu, 22 Oct 1998 10:30:40 -0400 (EDT)

> I have a SyQuest SparQ 1GB and used paride with epat and pd and am getting the following error whilst copying a lot of files (400M):
> pda: do_pd_write_done: status = 0x4051 = ERR SEEK READY UNC
> After this shell is unresponsive and program copying files cannot be killed. Any ideas?

"UNC" means "Uncorrectable error". You have a dud cartridge.

The unresponsiveness is happening because the driver is retrying over and over
to flush out the dirty buffers, but not succeeding. There's not a lot
that can be done about that - the system is valiantly trying not to lose your

Grant R. Guenther

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