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From: Leopold Palomo Avellaneda <lepalom@wol.es>
To: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	Jean Delvare <jdelvare@suse.de>
Subject: Re: Sata_via problems in a Vintage2-AE1
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 18:05:10 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702101805.19710.lepalom@wol.es> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45CDDA86.2000607@gmail.com>

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A Dissabte 10 Febrer 2007 15:45, Tejun Heo va escriure:
> [cc'ing Alan and Jean, Hi!]

Hi people!!!

> Leopold Palomo Avellaneda wrote:
> > A Divendres 09 Febrer 2007 18:13, Leopold Palomo Avellaneda va escriure:
> >> 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?
> >
> > well, I summarize.
> >
> > With the default options of the kernel I cannot boot in this device with
> > any kernel. Only with 2.6.20 and the irqpoll or the 2.6.16 modified files
> > I can boot.
> >
> > I have a lot of APIC error on CPU0.
>
> It seems one of via pci routing quirk problem.  Can you give a shot at
> 'acpi=off' or 'acpi=noirq' without 'irqpoll'?

yes, do it. Not boot. The same problem. Only boots with irqpoll.

> I dunno much about what's going on there.  Alan, Jean, any ideas?

:-(

uf, what's the problem of using _always_ irqpoll?

Regards,

Leo


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  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-10 17:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-08 23:10 Leopold Palomo Avellaneda
2007-02-09  9:46 ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-09 17:13   ` Leopold Palomo Avellaneda
2007-02-09 20:09     ` Leopold Palomo Avellaneda
2007-02-10 14:45       ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-10 17:05         ` Leopold Palomo Avellaneda [this message]
2007-02-12  9:11         ` Jean Delvare
2007-02-12  9:47           ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-12 10:57           ` Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda
2007-02-12 16:23           ` Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda
2007-02-13 11:20             ` Jean Delvare
2007-02-13 16:11               ` Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda
2007-02-13 16:19                 ` Jean Delvare
2007-02-15 11:23                   ` Sata_via problems in a Vintage2-AE1: Resume Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda
2007-02-21 11:42                     ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-21 15:56                       ` Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda

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