Re: Mac 7200 (PPC) sees Promise controller.. BUT NO DRIVES
On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 16:24, Jessica Blank wrote:
> I am having a big problem here.
> My nice little "CD burning server", under my bed, is crippled because the
> large (40GB) IDE drive in it simply does not detect.
> This is a KNOWN WORKING drive. I just pulled it out of a working system.
> I've tried compiling IDE Disk Support and the Promise controller driver
> (the two necessary modules, of course) as modules, and I've tried
> compiling them straight into the kernel. NEITHER WORKS.
> When I insert ide-mod and ide-disk, I get:
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver
> Revision: 6.31
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for
> PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: PDC20246: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: PDC20246: chipset revision 1
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: PDC20246: not 100%% native mode: will
> probe irqs later
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: PDC20246: ROM enabled at 0x80810000
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: PDC20246: (U)DMA Burst Bit DISABLED
> Primary PCI Mode Secondary PCI Mode.
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: ide2: BM-DMA at 0x0800-0x0807, BIOS
> settings: hde:DMA, hdf:DMA
> Apr 11 10:19:28 gandalf kernel: ide3: BM-DMA at 0x0808-0x080f, BIOS
> settings: hdg:DMA, hdh:DMA
> .......however, as you can see, it does not detect the disk itself!
Actually, I can't see as the disk probing happens later during boot...
> This is very frustrating.
> And yes, I have already checked the connections to the disk. They are
> fine. :)
Can you send me the complete dmesg log along with the version of the
kernel you are using ?