Re: 2.2r2 installs but hda busy
"Adam Di Carlo" <firstname.lastname@example.org> replied:
> Have no idea. It's some sort of kernel issue.
Yes, the kernel seems to be surprised that my DMA is braindead. I
discovered this when I reinstalled slink and compared:
PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
PIIX4: not 100%% native mode: will probe irqs later
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:pio
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:pio
ide: i82371 PIIX (Triton) on PCI bus 0 function 57
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf
Note the absence of references to the BIOS's DMA settings (which I can't
> Perhaps try some of
> the other kernel flavors, such as idepci or compact?
Thanks for the tip! In the frustration, I had forgotten about these.
Still, they both have:
just like vanilla. So I probably need a customized kernel to upgrade....