IBM 850 LinuxPPC installation?

Hollis R Blanchard hollis+ at
Sun Aug 29 08:44:55 EST 1999

On Fri, 27 Aug 1999, Michel Lanners wrote:
> > Here's the IDE info I get before it hangs:
> > hda: DPEA-31080, ATA DISK drive
> > hda: IRQ probe failed (0)
> > hdb: DSAA-3720, ATA DISK drive
> > hdb: IRQ probe failed (0)
> > hdc: IRQ probe failed (0)
> > hdc: IRQ probe failed (0)
> > hdc: no response (status = 0xd1), resetting drive
> > hdc: no response (status =0x80)
> This means the driver is not able to acces the controller for ide1.
> That might be a problem with the IO-port addresses.
> Also, you might want to try patching your kernel with Andre Hedrick's
> multi-platform uniform IDE driver (look at
> You _might_
> need additional patches to get it to boot; if so, get back to me, and
> I'll produce a diff against my working kernel.

I don't know if you read my most recent info, but after disconnecting the
cdrom drive (hdc), I'm getting lots of 
hda: lost interrupt

My dmesg otherwise looks the same - just drop every mention of hdc. If you
think that uniform IDE driver would help with my current problem let me know
and I'll give it a shot.


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