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SubjectRe: Chipsets, DVD-RAM, and timeouts....
On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Hakan Lennestal wrote:
> > In message <>, David Woodhouse writes:
> > >
> > > The IBM DTLA drives aren't in the hpt366 bad_ata66_4 list still.
> >
> > I second this !
> > Until the hpt-problem is solved (if it ever will be)
> > we really need the IBM DTLA drives in the bad-list.
> > This configuration (IBM DTLA disks on hpt3* controller) can't be
> > that unusual ?
> So why are the IBM drives picked on? I thought this was a hpt366 problem,
> and possibly has only shown up with IBM drives so far.
> It sounds like the proper fix would be to not enable ata66 by default.


This is one of the evolution timing issues that both the drive guys and
the chipset guys point fingers, while both attempt to fix the problem in
their BIOS/Diskware.


Andre Hedrick
CTO Timpanogas Research Group
EVP Linux Development, TRG
Linux ATA Development

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