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SubjectRe: Bigggg Maxtor drives (fwd)

Rogier,

Please look at the pdc202xx.c code and see that it is addessed by using
the formerly unpublished DMA-ATAPI locations for the backwards support.

Please note this will require the very latest BIOS updates for the acards.

Regards,

Andre Hedrick
Linux Disk Certification Project Linux ATA Development

On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Rogier Wolff wrote:

> Andre Hedrick wrote:
> >
> >
> > Sorry but the amount of capacity we are talking about is vastly different.
> >
> > hdg: Maxtor 4G160J8, ATA DISK drive
> > hdg: 320173056 sectors (163929 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=317632/255/63, UDMA(133)
>
> Hi Andre,
>
> I have one of these drives. Should I be able to run it off the promise
> controller? (Which didn't boast 48-bit compatibilty when I bought it?)
>
> Bus 0, device 10, function 0:
> Unknown mass storage controller: Promise Technology, Inc. 20262 (rev 1).
> IRQ 11.
> Master Capable. Latency=32.
> I/O at 0x9400 [0x9407].
> I/O at 0x9800 [0x9803].
> I/O at 0x9c00 [0x9c07].
> I/O at 0xa000 [0xa003].
> I/O at 0xa400 [0xa43f].
> Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf74c0000 [0xf74dffff].
>
> I tried it before on a "test-machine" where it ran off the onboard
> controller just fine. But in my fileserver on the fast promise
> controller it just hangs while scanning the partition table.
>
> We're running 2.4.16 with your patch off linux-ide.org.
>
> Roger.
>
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