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Re: kernel 2.4.12 kills ide drives

On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 12:28:01PM -0500, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> Oh my, this is very interesting.  I just upgraded a dual-Celeron system 
> from 2.4.9 to 2.4.17 last week, and it did the same thing to one of my 
> drives!  This would be a very serious kernel bug...
> What kind of controller is this on?  My drive that failed was on an HPT366.

On a Celeron system?  Well, I'll take back all those nasty things I said
about the Alpha and if a bit ZOT hits some ex-DEC employees, sorry about

It has the standard PC164SX controller which is CY82C693.
Definitely a kernel problem.  I have not have ONE ide sqeak since then.
I just don't know why it suddenly decided to play up two days ago.

  - Craig
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