Bug#419482: Kernel 2.6.18 - ALI15X3 driver too optmistic about UDMA
* Martin Michlmayr <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-09-30 13:38]:
> * Alan Cox <email@example.com> [2007-09-08 15:21]:
> > Interesting report as we've had essentially no corruption reports
> > equivalent to this on common architectures for a long time and the
> > hardware is in a huge number of PC systems. Also UDMA transfers are
> > CRC protected by hardware at each end.
> > That makes me wonder if you have a platform or endian bug, or indeed
> > your firmware isn't setting up all the chipset as required by the
> > ALi chipset and BIOS documentation (which unfortunately is NDA)
> Steve, can you talk to Simtec about this?