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SubjectRe: ACPI & Promise Ultra 100 IDE-controller?

Alex Hill said:

> I have also had problems w/ the same sort of configuration. I am using a
> K6-III on an older Via 100 mb and the Promise Ultra 100 controller is an
> add on card. I found that the the pdc202xx driver has some problems with
> quantum drives, I have always had to patch the driver, adding my quantum
> 13.6gb drive's OEM string to the list of quirky drives
> (pdc_quirk_drives[]:line223 of /usr/src/linux-2.4/drivers/ide/pdc202xx.c
> ) . There are already a couple of quantum drives on this list. I can't
> figure out if it is the VIA motherboard, the promise card or the quantum
> hd, or a combination of the three that causes the problem.

What a coincidence... I have a Quantum Bigfoot drive hooked up to the
But what I meaned to ask: did your kernel boot when you added the OEM-string

I'll give it a try as soon as possible, to see if it works here.


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