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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rewritten page coloring for 2.4.20 kernel
At 11:34 AM 1/5/03 -0800, you wrote:
>> What kind of Alpha? Got an oops/backtrace?
>> I probably can't reproduce it directly since my Alpha's diskless.

On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 03:04:05PM -0500, Jason Papadopoulos wrote:
> The machine in question is a DS10 Alphaserver (DP264 type chipset) using an
> ALI M5229 rev c1 IDE controller (uses the ALI 15x3 driver). The stock 2.5.53
> kernel panics at boot time because it can't find the root partition; when I
> first reported the problem, one of the maintainers passed on a patch that
> resolved some 2.5 IDE issues. With the patch in place, the boot process gets
> farther along but occaisionally there will be a printout that hda lost an
> interrupt. I don't know how far it really gets, because I gave up after other
> subsystems started reporting errors.
> I haven't tried 2.5.54, either. I will shortly.
> Is 2.4 really in bug-fix mode now? 2.4.19 and 2.4.20 were huge patches.

Sounds like a job for the IDE crew, who appear to know there are
pending ali + Alpha issues.


Bill
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