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Re: Cobalt IDE fix

To: Stuart Longland <redhatter@gentoo.org>
Subject: Re: Cobalt IDE fix
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 15:06:05 +0000
Cc: Peter Horton <pdh@colonel-panic.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, ralf@linux-mips.org
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On Llu, 2006-01-23 at 11:10 +1000, Stuart Longland wrote:
> Actually... could a configure option in Kconfig be added to disable
> probing particular IDE busses?

ide0=noprobe

> > VP_IDE: VIA vt82c686b (rev 40) IDE UDMA100 controller on pci0000:00:04.1
> >     ide0: BM-DMA at 0xb800-0xb807, BIOS settings: hda:pio, hdb:pio
> >     ide1: BM-DMA at 0xb808-0xb80f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:pio
> > Probing IDE interface ide0...
> > hda: IRQ probe failed (0xfff0f5fc)

This is probing beause the IDE enable bits have not been set correctly
by the BIOS I think. Not much we can do if the BIOS says "yes there is a
drive" and there is not.



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