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SubjectRe: SATA ICH5 not detected at boot, mm-kernels
It seems that my message hasn't yet shown up on lkml, so I suppose to have 
some mail problem :(

To see if this helps, I've removed attachments, replacing it with urls.

Alle 13:43, lunedì 6 novembre 2006, Tejun Heo ha scritto:
> Hello,
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Sun, 5 Nov 2006 15:36:33 +0100
> >
> > Fabio Coatti <> wrote:
> >> Hi all; It seems that problems like this has been already reported, but
> >> not exactly the same, so maybe thsi can add some infos. Otherwise, sorry
> >> for the noise.
> >>
> >> Starting from 2.6.19-rc1-mm1 and up to rc4-mm2, at boot the kernel is
> >> unable to detect two sata disks, connected to a ICH5 controller. Latest
> >> mm working kernel seems to be 2.6.18-mm3; 2.6.19-rc4 works just fine.
> >>

I've collected more data; Here you can find .config for all three cases:

2.6.18-mm3 (working)
2.6.19-rc5 (working)
2.6.19-rc5-mm1 (not working)

and dmesg for 2.6.18-mm3 and 2.6.19-rc5. I've seen that I've saved the dmesg
with nvidia driver inserted; I can't, right now, recreate the files without
nvidia driver loaded, but as the issue happens before the driver is loaded
maybe the information can be useful anyway. I'll made a non tainted dmesg as
soon as possible, if needed.

I'm trying to get the dmesg for 2.6.19-rc-mm1 (the non-working one), but I've
to find a serial cable :)

Anyway, I've seen this message on dmesg, that seems interesting (copied by
hand, please forgive any mistake):

PCI: Unable to reserve I/O region #1:8@1f0 for device 0000:00:1f.2
ata_piix: probe of 0000:00:1f.2 failed with error -16

Of course, lspci for that device gives:

00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801EB (ICH5) SATA Controller (rev
02) (prog-if 8a [Master SecP PriP])
Subsystem: ABIT Computer Corp. Unknown device 1014
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at <unassigned>
I/O ports at f000 [size=16]


Fabio Coatti
Ferrara Linux Users Group
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