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SubjectRe: VIA IDE bug with WD drive?
On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 07:56:43PM -0500, dep wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 November 2000 19:30, Karnik, Rahul wrote:
> | I get the following error if I try to enable DMA on my Abit KT7
> | motherboard with a VIA2C686 chipset:
> |
> | hdb: irq timeout: status=0x58 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest
> | } hdb: timeout waiting for DMA
> | hda: DMA disabled
> | hdb: DMA disabled
> | ide0: reset: success
> i get the same thing, along with a crc error, over and over on a
> 20-gig WD IDE drive. alternately puzzling and frightening.
> apparently, wd uses some nonstandard goofball error checking thing
> that just doesn't work with linux at present. it *seems* to do no
> harm.

Ok, both of you, we can try to track this down.

1) Please try with 2.4.0-latest.
2) Send me the complete dmesg.
3) Send me lspci -vvvxxx
4) Send me /proc/ide/via

I'll see what I can do about the driver.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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