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SubjectRe: PATCH: part fix the highpoint timing/overclock bug
On 20 Feb 2003, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Thu, 2003-02-20 at 04:18, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> > That will deadlock it into a death spiral beause PIO is not setup either,
> > but I like the warning!
> Should be ok. It'll fail to allow DMA modes so will retune the drive unless
> Im missing something

Recent discoveries showed if one does not tune the basics for pio, it goes
into a lost interrupt spin. It will run, but each IO suffers 4/5
interrupts lost. It can take up to 4 hours to boot in some cases.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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