Bug 54742 - IDE driver failure
Summary: IDE driver failure
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
medium
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-10-17 17:21 UTC by Tyler Dunlap
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-17 17:23:43 UTC


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Description Tyler Dunlap 2001-10-17 17:21:40 UTC
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Description of problem:
RedHat 7.1 install to the IDE drive appeared to be successful.  Following 
the install the system was rebooted, kernel startup errors are 
displayed and the system hangs.  The last messages on the console are:

Freeing unused kernel memory: 244k freed
hda: timeout waiting for DMA
ide_dmaproc: chipset supported ide_dma_timeout func only: 14
hda: irq timeout: status=0x59 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest Error 
}
hda: irq timeout: error=0x84 {DriveStatusError BadCRC }
hda: timeout waiting for DMA
ide_dmaproc: chipset supported ide_dma_timeout func only: 14

Now the system is hung - no response to keyboard input

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Power on system
2.Watch it fail
3.
	

Actual Results:  See console errors reported in description - it's dead

Expected Results:  ----

Additional info

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-10-17 17:23:39 UTC
Could you try adding "ide=nodma" to the lilo prompt ?
(eg type ctrl-x to go to the text mode lilo screen, then type "linux ide=nodma")

Comment 2 Tyler Dunlap 2001-10-17 20:14:51 UTC
OK - works great - that was easy 
Thanks


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