Re: Mac 7200 (PPC) sees Promise controller.. BUT NO DRIVES
On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> 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.
Gyaah. Round and round and round we go... ^_^;;;
Oh, another thing that pisses me off about 2.4.20.. WHERE THE HELL DID
THEY PUT HFS SUPPORT!?!??! I cannot find the HFS option ANYWHERE under
Filesystems. I CAN find it on 2.2.25... what's wrong with this picture!? I
KNOW the driver is in there; I see hfs.c... but I don't see the config
Ben, hopefully your patch will fix this annoyance. I'm sure it will, no?
> > > > 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 ?
Certainly! I'd love to. What directory izzit? Can you provide a full URL?
I remember you; I used your kernel on my G4 Cube way back when. You rule.
J e s s i c a L e a h B l a n k