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From: Robert Hancock <hancockr@shaw.ca>
To: Patrick Ale <patrick.ale@gmail.com>
Cc: Stephen.Clark@seclark.us, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: hdparm for lib_pata
Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 08:23:20 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45C73DD8.7070309@shaw.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8d158e1f0702050300s56dd1d9cg76e13b3a13f07de7@mail.gmail.com>

Patrick Ale wrote:
> Good morning all,
> 
> About the reason as of why it drops to PIO mode, I might have found
> the reason for this, I am just not sure if what i found is related.
> 
> When I opened my Athlon XP machine, took the cables out and replaced
> them for new cables, I found out that my southbridge fan wasnt
> spinning anymore, at all.
> 
> So my guess is that this chip is overheated at some point and starts
> causing problems.
> Now, it was always my comprehension that the southbridge does indeed
> control the ATA controller but only the onboard one, so even if the
> chip is having heat problems, my PCI add-on cards should still work on
> full UDMA100 speed, right?

The southbridge usually runs the PCI bus connected to the slots, so it's 
possible that PCI bus issues were causing problems..

> 
> I am re-assembling my athlon board again today, and as soon as I get
> the falling back to PIO mode errors again in dmesg I'll forward you
> the messages, like you asked :)
> 
> If someone could shine a light on my question about the southbridge,
> I'd really appriciate it, email me privately if you prefer.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Patrick
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-05 14:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <fa.L/RjDlo6Njb5Jt7/9ENZuiASoV0@ifi.uio.no>
2007-02-03 19:14 ` Robert Hancock
2007-02-03 23:15   ` Stephen Clark
2007-02-03 23:28     ` Robert Hancock
2007-02-06 17:44       ` Bill Davidsen
2007-02-06 18:45         ` Mark Lord
2007-02-06 21:05         ` Jeff Garzik
2007-02-06 23:45         ` Robert Hancock
2007-02-03 23:44     ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-04  0:11       ` Stephen Clark
2007-02-04  0:18         ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-05 11:00           ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-05 14:23             ` Robert Hancock [this message]
2007-02-05 16:21               ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-05 18:15   ` Mark Lord
2007-02-06 17:49     ` Bill Davidsen
2007-02-08  2:16 Adam J. Richter
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2007-02-07 10:55 Adam J. Richter
2007-02-07 11:47 ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-03  8:41 Patrick Ale
2007-02-03  8:55 ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-03 12:07   ` Rene Rebe
2007-02-05 18:13 ` Mark Lord
2007-02-05 19:09   ` Alan
2007-02-05 21:19     ` Jeff Garzik
2007-02-05 19:21   ` Patrick Ale

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