Re: Yikes G4/400Mhz freezes at init
>> that indeed solved the init freeze problem.
>> this should be in the docs!!! it would have saved me 12 hours of
>> reboot/reinstall problems.
>This has been repeated mantra-like again and again on c.o.l.powerpc so I'm
>amazed owners of newworld machines still haven't gotten the message.
>Nothing wrong with putting it into the documentation (except someone has
>to do it, and debian-powerpc didn't exactly seem overstaffed), but the
>information has been out there, just look around.
This is not a pefect solution since it disables DMA completely on the
drive. Those CMD646 controllers are hell...