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Description of problem:
On booting this kernel first I see is this message:
ata1: SRST failed (errno=-16)
After a major hardware upgrade (Gigabyte GA-M56S-S3 board with Athlon64 X2 4800+) I moved my two DVD drives to a Promise Ultra133 TX2 IDE card and upgraded F8 to 64 bit. With the 184.108.40.206 kernel that shipped with F8 there was no error message, only now, after updating the kernel.
After the error message boot continues normally without delay, and both affected drives work normally, too, so I'm not terribly concerned. Thought I'd report it anyway.
It seems DELL owners used to experience this one frequently on FC5/6, plus a 1-2 min delay (which I am fortunately spared).
libata version 2.21 loaded.
pata_pdc2027x 0000:01:06.0: version 1.0
pata_pdc2027x 0000:01:06.0: PLL input clock 17000 kHz
scsi0 : pata_pdc2027x
scsi1 : pata_pdc2027x
ata1: PATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xffffc200005f17c0 ctl 0xffffc200005f1fda bmdma 0xffffc200005f1000 irq 16
ata2: PATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xffffc200005f15c0 ctl 0xffffc200005f1dda bmdma 0xffffc200005f1008 irq 16
ata1: port is slow to respond, please be patient (Status 0x80)
ata1: SRST failed (errno=-16)
pata_pdc2027x: 40-conductor cable detected on port 0
ata1.00: ATAPI: HL-DT-STDVD-ROM GDR8160B, 0009, max UDMA/33
ata1.01: ATAPI: BENQ DVD DD DW1650, BCDC, max UDMA/33
ata1.00: configured for UDMA/33
ata1.01: configured for UDMA/33
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