Re: IDE stopped working
Jaakko Niemi writes:
> >> 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?
NO, only IDE0 is present. A stand-alone PCI bus probe program would come in
handy right about now 8-)
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Thomas Kocourek KD4CIK
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