Trouble compiling kernel for G5.

Stefan Berndtsson stefan at
Sun Jan 11 12:16:51 EST 2004

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at> writes:

> On Sun, 2004-01-11 at 11:17, Stefan Berndtsson wrote:
>> Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at> writes:
>> > On Sat, 2004-01-10 at 04:24, Stefan Berndtsson wrote:
>> >> When trying to compile the latest rsynced kernel (checked today, 2004-01-09)
>> >> from (2.6.1-rc1-ben1) for my G5, I
>> >> run into the following message with SATA:
>> >
>> > rsync again
>> Figured from the other mails that mvista wasn't up to date at the point,
>> so with a 2.6.1-ben1 it compiled and booted fine. Thanks.
>> Any news on when DVD-writing will be possible with DMA turned on?
> It doesn't work at the moment ?

When I, on the G5, run:

growisofs -Z /dev/hda -dvd-video dvddir

I get:

ide0, timeout waiting                   for dbdma command stop
ide-cd: dma error
hda: DMA disabled
hda: dma error: status=0x50 { DriveReady SeekComplete }
hda: dma error: error=0x00
cdrom_newpc_intr: 4 residual after xfer
cdrom_newpc_intr: 4 residual after xfer

And hdparm shows the drive to no longer have DMA turned on, which it did
before running growisofs.

The same command on a B&W G3 runs fine with DMA (2.4.23 kernel).

So, to answer your question, it seems it does not work, no.


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