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SubjectRe: Linux

On Mon, 8 Sep 2008, Alan Cox wrote:

>> If I remove one of the CPUs, there is no file-system corruption
>> so I fear that there is some lock missing somewhere in the
>> serial ATA driver code (ata_piix or sata_sil).
> All the logic and locking is in the core code so would show up on all
> sorts of boxes. You say you are using sata_sil - is this on an Nvidia
> board ?
>> If anybody has anything to test with my setup, I can readily
>> test both with and without the two CPUs.
> Can you duplicate this with the drives just on the ata_piix ?
> Alan

The drives are on the ata_piix. I have no clue why the 'install'
added the sata_sil driver because I have never used on on this
machine! I note thet /etc/modprobe.conf has an alias for it so
at one time a Fedora install thought it found one!

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (4786.48 BogoMips).
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