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SubjectRe: BUGFIX: UDMA-SiS5513 chipset support

Frank,

Not the correct solution, you should not set autodma.
This will prevent DMA from being used at INIT; however, you can still
attempt it later. This patch is an invalid solution, period.

Regards,

Andre Hedrick
CTO ASL, Inc.
Linux ATA Development
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On Sat, 18 Aug 2001, Frank Neuber wrote:

> Hi,
> recently I did an upgrade of my old computer (ASUS SP97-V) to
> the kernel-2.4.7.
>
> Problem:
> My system was crashing even when I load the module ide-disk.o
> Solution:
> Because of the broken hardware (some UDMA problems with an non
> UDMA-Cabel to the drive) the linux kernel hangs during ide_dma_check.
> Even if UDMA is disabeld in the bios, the kernel detect this drive as
> an udma drive. And this is wrong!!
> My solution was simply to comment out the ide_dma_check in ide.c.
> You can find this patch as attachment.
>
> Frank
>
> --
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> _/ _/_/ _/ frank.neuber@gmx.de (private)
> _/_/_/ _/ _/ _/
> _/ _/ _/_/ neuber@opensource-systemberatung.de
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>

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