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Bug 27960 - Partition Check upon boot DMA
Partition Check upon boot DMA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-16 06:10 EST by kenfury
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-19 00:56:54 EST
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Description kenfury 2001-02-16 06:10:18 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90)

partition check:
hda timeout waiting for DMA
ide_dmaproc: chipset
   ide dma timeout only: 14

again again and again then contunue load 
error not happen on gunnuess, same HD

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot

Maxtor 20gig HD   
VIA 133 chipset
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-02-17 18:31:29 EST
We (Red Hat) should really try to resolve this before next release.
Comment 2 kenfury 2001-02-18 15:37:21 EST
You have reproduced this error?
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-18 23:40:37 EST
No, I don't think so.

We need some more information on your hardware; motherboard type,
IDE controller chipset, are you using any add-in IDE cards, etc.
Also, drive type couldn't hurt.
Comment 4 kenfury 2001-02-19 00:56:50 EST
MoBo   M805LR   (not quality workmanship here)
Via KT133   chipset
Fujistu MPG3xxxAT 20.4 gig  
no add on IDE cards or anything else

I have used on with 2.4.2pre3 kernel and am having no problems now
however this contunues with a recompiled kernel that "shipped" with 7.0.90
Comment 5 Michael K. Johnson 2001-02-21 10:44:23 EST
OK, our current kernel source tree almost certainly fixes this.
Please try our next released beta kernel (available shortly),
as I think it has all the same IDE fixes as 2.4.2pre3.
Re-open this bug report if that kernel doesn't fix the problem.

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