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SubjectRe: Boot problem with PDC20269
On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 01:14:15PM +0100, Gunther Mayer wrote:
> Andre Hedrick wrote:
>
> > Hi Adam,
> >
> > http://www.tecchannel.de/hardware/817/index.html
> >
> > We do not put ATAPI devices on such HOSTS.
>
> put == support ?
>
> >
> > The driver will not work w/ ATAPI there because it uses a different DMA
> > engine location and is not supported in Linux.
>
> It is a serious bug in the IDE driver to hang the system (and not the user's
> fault).
>
> A fix would be to printk("The linux IDE driver does not (yet?)support ATAPI
> devices on PDC20269. Ignoring the device.\n");
> and continue running.
>

I agree.

Andre, what about southbridges that have these chipsets built in?
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