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SubjectRe: IDE: 2.2.19+IDE patches works fine; 2.4.x fails miserably;please help me figure out why!
Jonathan Kamens wrote:
> For months now, I've been trying every 2.4.x kernel as it comes out.
> Every time, I start getting IDE errors shortly after booting into the
> 2.4.x kernel. My filesystems aren't totally trashed, but lots of the
> new data being written to the filesystems are trashed and I have to
> fix a bunch of errors with fsck and recreate those trashed new files
> after reverting to my 2.2.19 kernel (to which I have applied Andre's
> IDE patches).

Would you try 2.4.2 ? Some ide-pci code related with promise were
changed between 2.4.2 and 2.4.10. I also had a problem in 2.4.10
with promise.

But I needed to run 2.4.10, because 2.4.10 support promise 100tx2
(pdc20268 chip). 2.4.2 dosen't suport promise 100tx2. I had to
edit ide-pci code. It works with no problem, but I'm not sure
it is correct. If you want to run >2.4.10, I will send you diffs.

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