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SubjectRe: 34-mm2 ide problems - unexpected interrupt
On Thu, Sep 12 2002, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> On September 12, 2002 08:42 am, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 12 2002, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Got this booting 34-mm2. Think the are problems with the ide updates...
> > > UP no preempth. Everything look ok up to the int loop.
> >
> > just delete the printk from ide.c:ide_intr(), it's not useful on adapters
> > with shared interrupts. patch has already been sent to Linus.
> >
> > feedback on success/problems with 34-mm2 (it seems to include bk patches
> > up until now?) ide would also be appreciated.
> No luck. Without the printk it just sits there. When the printk is
> enabled there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of messages.

"just sits there" how? It stalls a boot? And where? Does
2.4.20-pre5-ac4 work for you?

> I also noticed that DMA was disabled on hda. This drive works at
> UDMA2 without any problems. The drives on promise controller should
> be able use support UDMA4 but timeout within 24hours when using it.
> Degrading to UDMA2 lets me go weeks with problems (up to 2.4.19-ac2).

So I'm thinking that you did get it to boot.

Ed, I'm sorry but your report is woefully inadequate to diagnose
anything :-)

Jens Axboe

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