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SubjectRe: Sata_via problems in a Vintage2-AE1
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A Divendres 09 Febrer 2007 10:46, Tejun Heo va escriure:
> Leopold Palomo Avellaneda wrote:
> > Dear people,
> >
> > I have a barebone Asus Vintage2-AE1 [1]. This box has a mobo Asus A8V-MQ.
> > The board has:
> > - the Socket 939 for AMD Athlon 64FX/Athlon 64.
> > - North Bridge: VIA K8M800
> > - South Bridge: VIA VT8251
> > - VIA Graphics Integrated
> > - IDE 2 x UltraDMA 133
> > - 4 x Serial ATA
> > ...
> >
> > I'm using the bios version 0206. The 0210 doesn't show me the vga card,
> > so I don't have graphics mode. I think that is a buggy bios.
> >
> > The bios is configured with vt8251 in AHCI mode and bios boot up
> > activated, so the hd is recognized in the beginning. I don't have any
> > raid, only one hd. The hd is a Maxtor 6V250F0.
> >
> > I'm using a debian etch but the i386 version. The only way that I can use
> > the hd is using a 2.6.16 standard kernel with the modifications explained
> > in this page [2]. Basically you have to use their ahci.c and sata_via.c.
> > The modifications are small from the original code from Mr Jeff Garzik.
> >
> > I have tried to use the 2.6.18 and 2.6.20rc6 and the result is the same.
> > The kernel boots, but when arrives at the ata3,
> >
> > scsi2 : ahci
> > ata3: SATA link up 1.5 Gbps (SStatus 113 SControl 300)
> > ata3.00: qc timeout (cmd 0xec)
> > ata3.00: failed to IDENTIFY (I/O error, err_mask=0x104)
> > .... repeated some times ...
> > scsi3 : ahci
> > ata4: SATA link up 1.5 Gbps (SStatus 113 SControl 300)
> > scsi4 : ahci
> > ata4: SATA link up 1.5 Gbps (SStatus 113 SControl 300)
> > scsi5 : ahci
> > ata6: SATA link up 1.5 Gbps (SStatus 113 SControl 300)
> > Done.
> > Begin: Mounting root file system... ...
> > Begin: Running /scripts/local-top
> > ide0: I/O resource 0x3F6-0x3F6 not free.
> > ide0: ports already in use, skipping probe.
> > ide1: I/O resource 0x376-0x376 not free.
> > ide1: ports already in use, skipping probe.
> > Done.
> > Begin: Waiting for root file system ...
>
> It might be VIA IRQ quirk problem.
>
> 1. Does giving 'irqpoll' parameter to kernel make any difference?

yes. Now it boots. However I'm having a lot of messages:
APIC error on CPU0

and I begin to have problems with the network card.

> 2. Can you give a shot at 2.6.20?

yes, I'm doing it now.

Thank's a lot. But, why with irqpoll works and without no?

Leo


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