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Re: Mac 7200 (PPC) sees Promise controller.. BUT NO DRIVES

On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 17:48, Jessica Blank wrote:

> These messages weren't FROM the boot. I already tried compiling the
> ide-disk and ide-mod modules into the kernel... they did not work. So,
> getting sick and tired of rebooting the machine around 50 times, I decided
> to compile them as modules, so I could quickly work on them, insmod them
> and rmmod them.

IDE as module is known brain dead. Compile them on in the kernel and
send me the whole dmesg output with the ide-disk compile in.

> > > This is very frustrating.
> > >
> > > And yes, I have already checked the connections to the disk. They are
> > > fine. :)
> >
> > Can you send me the complete dmesg log along with the version of the
> > kernel you are using ?
> >
> 2.4.20 and... the dmesg is attached. Also, below (in case y'all wanna read
> it inline). NOTE: Again, I compiled ide-mod and ide-disk AS MODULES after
> getting SICK AND TIRED OF REBOOTING since compiling them into the kernel
> itself didn't work either... at the end of this log, you can see the
> output generated by me insmodding ide-mod and then ide-disk, twice. As you
> can see, ide-mod seems to see the controller (it's a Promise Ultra
> DMA/33) but no disks, and ide-disk doesn't seem to do anything useful at
> all...

Can you try my patches ? (2.4.20-ben10 patch available on kernel.org)
and send me a log with those ?


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