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Re: IDE stopped working

>> Jaakko Niemi writes:
>> > 
>> > >> All was good until I changed motherboards. All of a sudden now, the secondary
>> > >> IDE bus does not properly detect the cdrom drive. The screen shows the IDE
>> > >> primary bus as being probed, but no secondary bus. I use LILO to boot. How can
>> > >> I get the kernel (2.0.32) to properly probe/detect the secondary IDE bus?
>> > 
>> >  Does the BIOS find your CD ? 
>> > 
>> Yes, The BIOS does properly identify the CDrom Drive. Funny thing , now that I
>> think about it, is that Win95 could not see the secondary IDE bus or the CDROM
>> drive until I loaded a driver under Win95 (supplied by the MB manufacturer).
>> Perhaps the registers for the secondary IDE bus are sufficiently different
>> from the "norm" that a special driver is needed.

 That's a reeaally old 95 'buglet' that it did not recognize the secondary IDE
 channel on Intel chipsets and at worst disabled it entarily. 

 If you do a cat /proc/interrupts , do you see int. 15 allocated to ide1 there?


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