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SubjectRe: Dual Promise Ultra66 PCI Cards
On Mon, Feb 05, 2001 at 02:11:03AM -0200, Carlos Carvalho wrote:
> Adrian Chung (adrian@enfusion-group.com) wrote on 4 February 2001 15:53:
> >I've been attempting to get two Promise Ultra66 controllers working
> >with an Asus P2B-F motherboard. I've got one controller successfully
> >working, but as soon as I stick the second controller in the computer,
> >the system refuses to boot.
> >
> >With 2.2.18 and the linux-ide patches (Uniform E-IDE 6.30), the
> >computer refuses to boot if there are no bootable drives on the
> >motherboard's IDE controllers.
>
> The same happens with a P2B-DS. It has nothing to do with the kernel,
> the bios doesn't try to boot (from floppy in my case).

The BIOS doesn't try to boot, but if I switch my bootable linux drive
from the Ultra66 to the motherboard's controller, it boots just fine.
Up until it detects ide devices and tries to scan the hard drives.

Then linux just hangs...

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Adrian Chung - adrian@enfusion-group.com

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