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SubjectRe: 2.4.21/2.4.22-rc1: IDE error message on startup
On Fri Aug 08, 2003 at 10:05:08PM +0200, Georg Schwarz wrote:
> Dear Linux kernel maintainers,
>
> the following problem (aka bug?) appeared in 2.4.21 and still exists in
> 2.4.22-rc1 (kernels prior to 2.4.21 work fine):
>
> SETUP:
> various mostly older PCs (486, Pentium I) and various smaller IDE drives
> (can would be happy to more details if needed)
>
> PROBLEM:
> With Linux 2.4.21 or 2.4.22-rc1 (not with prior versions using the same
> .config however) on startup I get the following error messages for any
> connected IDE disk (but not ATAPI CR-ROM):
>
> hda: attached ide-disk driver.
> hda: task_no_data_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
> hda: task_no_data_intr: error=0x04 { DriveStatusError }

A change was made to ide-disk.c where it _always_ attempts to do
a READ_NATIVE_MAX call regardless of whether the drive supports
the host protected area feature set in the
init_idedisk_capacity() function. I submitted a patch to address
this, which is currently being reworked a bit in the 2.6 kernel
tree and will then be backported again to 2.4.

-Erik

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