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Re: 3 days till freeze of initrd contents

On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 07:57:20PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 03:29:10PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Mmm, i had a quick look, and it seems that your IDE controller doesn't appear
> > in lspci output, so it is either not there, or not a pci device. In any case,
> > maybe you should contact gaudenz or colin watson about this. the dmesg outptu
> > shows that it is not a pci device, but a function of the :
> > 
> >   0000:00:10.0 ff00: Apple Computer Inc. Heathrow Mac I/O (rev 01)
> > 
> > So the best solution would be to add info for it to hw-detect.
> > 
> > Could you confirm which module is supposed to be used for this, and thaty it
> > is indeed included in the appropriate ide module .udeb or something.
> It doesn't seem to be that simple. According to the dmesg output, the
> mac-io device above only has a CD-ROM drive attached to it, and this
> device is in fact detected in the floppy build.
> The IDE controller that isn't working for Rick is driven by the aec62xx
> driver, off the PCI bus. This driver *is* in the appropriate udebs and
> *is* being loaded in the floppy build, but the IDE devices attached to
> it are not being detected. Search for "Probing" in the logs and you'll
> see what I mean.
> It looks to me as if ide-probe, being built-in, is run before the
> modular IDE drivers are loaded by hw-detect, and doesn't get a chance to
> run again. I note that, on i386, CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE=m, while the
> powerpc-small config has CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE=y. I suspect that
> modularizing this would fix the problem. That might well be far too
> risky a change for sarge at this point, though.

CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE=y is needed for pmac_ideor whatever, which cannot be built


Sven Luther

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