Re: ata 100 drivers for debian.(Promise Ultra100 IDE Controller PDC20265)
Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Karl Hammar <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I assume you have two ordinary ide controllers on your motherboard.
> > In that case you can:
> > connect disc on std. ide
> > install debian
> > download lk-2.2.18 and latest ide-patches
> > roll your own kernel and install it
> > move disc to udma100 controller
> > find out what the discs new name by rebooting and studying boot
> > messages, probably /dev/hde
> > reboot with root=/dev/hde??, s/hda/hde/g in /etc/fstab
> > I send a similar mail with subject 'Re: UDMA66 boot problem/HPT370'
> > today, it contains more details.
> Karl, doesn't all this indicate that there's some stuff not supported
> on our kernel-image-2.2.18pre21-ide package which *should* be?
> If so, could you please file a bug on this package? I'm trying to get
> one more point release of Debian out the door and this would be really
> helpful if we could get this last round of kernel issues solved (it
> will help for woody too).
All we can do as far as supporting ata100 is make sure that the IDA and
UDMA kernels have the latest ide patch applied, which is Herberts