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    SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test9-bk16 ALi M5229 kernel boot error

    On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Daniel Craig wrote:
    >
    > Does anyone have any idea what might be going wrong...?

    Yes. The ALI driver has some really strange code to avoid tweaking non-ALI
    southbridges.

    But the thing is, it breaks even _with_ ALI southbridges, if we just don't
    find the ALI bridge we expect.

    Does this patch fix it?

    Linus

    ---
    --- 1.15/drivers/ide/pci/alim15x3.c Sun Aug 24 15:33:30 2003
    +++ edited/drivers/ide/pci/alim15x3.c Tue Nov 11 19:03:21 2003
    @@ -578,7 +578,6 @@
    {
    unsigned long flags;
    u8 tmpbyte;
    - struct pci_dev *north = pci_find_slot(0, PCI_DEVFN(0,0));

    pci_read_config_byte(dev, PCI_REVISION_ID, &m5229_revision);

    @@ -625,11 +624,9 @@

    /*
    * We should only tune the 1533 enable if we are using an ALi
    - * North bridge. We might have no north found on some zany
    - * box without a device at 0:0.0. The ALi bridge will be at
    - * 0:0.0 so if we didn't find one we know what is cooking.
    + * south bridge.
    */
    - if (north && north->vendor != PCI_VENDOR_ID_AL) {
    + if (!isa_dev) {
    local_irq_restore(flags);
    return 0;
    }
    -
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