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SubjectLinux 2.4.4-ac5; hpt370 & new dma setup
Date wrote:

> On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 11:24:58PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>> Intermediate diffs are available from
>> Please test this code **carefully** if using an HPT366/370 IDE controller as
>> there are driver changes there. Otherwise its mostly just catching up with
>> the bugfixes.
>> 2.4.4-ac5
>> o Fix DMA setup on hpt366/370 (Tim Hockin)
> I see definite changes; on heavy disk-access I got the following:
> hdg: timeout waiting for dma
> ide_dmaproc: chipset supported ide_dma_timeout func only:14
> hdg: irq timeout: status = 0x58 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest}
> this was repeated several times, and ide3 was being reset, but the
> kernel hung anyway after 5 minutes of waiting.
> I must have an unlucky set of hardware (via chipset VP6 board, Live!,
> ibm drives).

Funny I have had the same problem with 2.4.4 only with a pdc20267 (reported
to lkml with topic '[BUG] pdc20267 and dma timeouts') Is there some problem
with resets on ide2/3?

Ed Tomlinson <>

Ed Tomlinson
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