Posts from 2015-05

Pandas / PyTables Error Trying to store a string with len [42] in [values_block_0] column

If you get an error message like

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./append_to_hdf5.py", line 81, in <module>
    main()
  File "./append_to_hdf5.py", line 63, in main
    store.append('df', df, format='t', complib=None)
  File "/home/philipp/.pyvenv/playground-3.4/lib/python3.4/site-packages/pandas/io/pytables.py", line 904, in append
    **kwargs)
 ...

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CSL PCIe SATA 3 Controller 2xSATA intern/extern

Model No: 22809/20131219AKE

Hardware details as seen by Linux 3.17

The jumper positions are stupid...

Pin 1 is near to the internal SATA ports, pin 3 is near the PCIe slot. You can also follow the traces on the black PCB.

Fix for optical drives (as found here):

UPDATE: Unter Linux braucht man...

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