Machine Check question

Ira Weiny iweiny at
Sun Apr 13 08:05:25 EST 2003

On Fri, 11 Apr 2003 08:31:51 +1000 (EST)
Paul Mackerras <paulus at> wrote:

> Ira Weiny writes:
> > I have put some more effort into my Microdrive (PCMCIA IDE) problem.
> What sort of machine do you have?  There is a known problem on tibooks
> where the IDE subsystem ends up trying to use powermac-IDE functions
> on PCMCIA IDE drives.
> Paul.

Yes this is a TiBook.  500Mhz about 2 years old...

[root at batwing2 iweiny]# cat /proc/cpuinfo
cpu		: 7410, altivec supported
temperature 	: 10-12 C (uncalibrated)
clock		: 500MHz
revision	: 17.3 (pvr 800c 1103)
bogomips	: 996.14
machine		: PowerBook3,2
motherboard	: PowerBook3,2 MacRISC2 MacRISC Power Macintosh
detected as	: 71 (PowerBook Titanium)
pmac flags	: 0000000b
L2 cache	: 1024K unified
memory		: 512MB
pmac-generation	: NewWorld
[root at batwing2 iweiny]#

I assume the problem does not have a solution?  If so I would be most
interested in trying to figure it out.  Or is there a work around?

This worked on my 2.4.14-pre7-ben0.

Ira Weiny
iweiny at

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