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SubjectRe: 2.2 Boot problems
On Wed, Jun 09 1999, Tim Waugh wrote:
> ...
> per-CPU timeslice cutoff: 100.00 usecs
> CPU0: Intel Pentium II (Deschutes) stepping 02
> SMP motherboard not detected. Using dummy APIC emulation.
> PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfb1c0
> PCI: Using configuration type 1
> PCI: Probing PCI hardware Linux
> ...
> PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
> PIIX4: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
> ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007, BIOS settings: hda:pio, ...
> ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, ...
> .. and that's where it ends.
> The next thing that _I_ get at this stage is "hda: ST3660A, ATA DISK
> drive".

I have the almost the same problem with 2.3.x kernels, where x >= 3.
Instead of hanging, the probe is skipped for no apparent reason. This
could indicate an egcs/gcc bug triggered by that code, although
I have not looked into that. Bill, what gcc are you compiling the
kernel with?

* Jens Axboe <>
* Linux CD-ROM Maintainer

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