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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: 2.4.21 ICH5 SATA related hang during boot
At 06:52 PM 6/30/2003 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>On Sul, 2003-06-29 at 23:37, Jeff Mock wrote:
> > I'm running a 2.4.21 kernel on a redhat 9.0 system.
> >
> > I'm having a problem when using serial ATA drives on an Intel 875P/ICH5
> > motherboard where the kernel will hang at approximately the same place
> > in the boot process about 25% of the time.
>Set the bios setting to legacy mode

Thank you. That solved the problem, I've rebooted many times with
no failures.

It's a bit sad to be limited to 4 SATA+PATA devices, but ICH5 SATA
seems to work well on 2.4.21 if the BIOS is in legacy mode.


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