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Re: Debian Etch on IBM JS20 fails on hard drive



On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 09:11:22AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 14:51 -0500, Mathew Binkley wrote:
> > Hello.  I attemped to install Debian Etch on a IBM JS20 using an iso
> > from 09/22/2006.  The install works correctly until it tries (and fails)
> > to detect the PATA hard drive.  None of the modules listed will work
> > with it.
> > 
> > When I install SuSE 9.1 on the same blade, it shows the hard drive in
> > the logs as:
> > 
> > Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00alpha2
> > ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
> > AMD8111: IDE controller at PCI slot 0000:00:04.1
> > AMD8111: chipset revision 3
> > AMD8111: 0000:00:04.1 (rev 03) UDMA133 controller
> > AMD8111: 100% native mode on irq 32
> >     ide0: BM-DMA at 0x7c00-0x7c07, BIOS settings: hda:pio, hdb:pio
> >     ide1: BM-DMA at 0x7c08-0x7c0f, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, hdd:pio
> > Probing IDE interface ide0...
> > hda: FUJITSU MHT2040AS, ATA DISK drive
> > Unhandled interrupt 20, disabled
> > ide0 at 0x7400-0x7407,0x6c02 on irq 32
> > Probing IDE interface ide1...
> > Probing IDE interface ide1...
> > hda: max request size: 128KiB
> > hda: 78140160 sectors (40007 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=65535/16/63, UDMA(33)
> > hda: cache flushes supported
> >  hda: hda1 hda2 hda3
> > 
> > I'm presuming that the AMD8111 chipset is not currently supported under
> > Debian Etch for PPC.  Am I wrong, or is there another explanation?  Thanks!
> 
> I suppose the driver isn't enabled in the default config. That should be
> easily fixed.

Its probably modular, and either not included in the d-i images, or for some
strange reason the corresponding .udeb don't get loaded. I forwarded this to
debian-boot, for further investigation.

Friendly,

Sven Luther



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