Re: Bug#343048: linux-image-2.6.14-2-686: ide fails to initialize (SOLVED)
Erik van Konijnenburg wrote on Dec, 13:
> > > > > > http://firstname.lastname@example.org/yaird/yaird--devo/yaird--devo--0.1/patch-131/
> > > > > > Could you give it a try and let me know if it actually works?
> > > Bingo ! Flawless boot: all IDE devices recognized.
> > In haste, I didn't notice: DMA is turned off for all IDE devices.
> That's odd. The patch is designed to load piix before ide-generic,
> so that you get working DMA.
> Perhaps in your test you did not remove 'MODULE ide-generic' from your
> /etc/yaird/Default.cfg, so that it gets loaded too early?
My sincerest apologies: DMA is indeed enabled. I just don't know what I did
wrong in my previous attempt. I recreated now the initrd image with the
default config file and the IDE devices are recognized and DMA is enabled for
all of them.
Thanks again for the speedy patch !