Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 618075
RHEL5.5 boot fail with IDE controller enabled on Cobia
Last modified: 2011-01-13 16:45:01 EST
Description of problem:
RHEL5.5 will fail to boot up on Cobia if IDE controller is enabled in BIOS and plug in a SATA HDD on port 5.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable IDE controller in BIOS on Cobia
2. Plug-in a SATA HDD on SATA port 5
3. Boot RHEL5.5
This is a IDE driver issue. The autotune operation cause the hang and this is not necessary on Hudson southbridge.
Created attachment 434316 [details]
The patch disable autotune operation on Hudson chipset.
Thanks Harry. Patch sent for internal review.
Created attachment 435586 [details]
RHEL6 fix for this issue
(In reply to comment #3)
> Created an attachment (id=435586) [details]
> RHEL6 fix for this issue
Oops ... should be "RHEL5" fix for this issue.
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Verified ok with kernel-2.6.18-231.el5.x86_64.rpm, thanks
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