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From: Rachel Greenham <rachel@linuxgrrls.org>
To: "Christian Bornträger" <linux-kernel@borntraeger.net>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: VIA KT133A crash *post* 2.4.3-ac6
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2001 14:19:35 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3B2616E7.5020508@linuxgrrls.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3B2606CF.10003@linuxgrrls.org> <001901c0f33d$1a4c8170$3303a8c0@einstein>

Christian Bornträger wrote:

>>CPU: Athlon 1.33 GHz with 266MHz FSB
>>Mobo: Asus A7V133 with 266MHz FSB, UltraDMA100 (PDC20265 according to
>>
>
>So you put your IBM drive on the promise, right?
>

Oh yes. :-)

>
>Removing the hard disc from the promise controller and attaching it on the
>VIA-Controller solved my problems. The system is now rock solid. If you do
>so, take care that your root partition moves from hde to hda. Prepare a boot
>disk and pass a parameter like root=/dev/hda to the kernel. After a
>successful boot, modify fstab and lilo.conf and run lilo.
>
Yeah, OTOH I'm also happy for the time being running 2.4.3 (actually 
2.4.3-ac6 right now) which is OK at full-speed UDMA5, until the problem 
is fixed. Just thought people might like to know. :-)

>sounds absoluty identical to my problem with ASUS A7V133 I reported some
>weeks ago.
>
I only just joined, to report this - I did scan the archives though, and 
saw a lot of *older* discussion of VIA problems, but didn't see anything 
that definitely said it was still there after the 2.4.3-ac7 fixes, so 
wasn't sure if anyone was on the case. :-)

-- 
Rachel



  reply	other threads:[~2001-06-12 13:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-12 12:10 Rachel Greenham
2001-06-12 12:42 ` Christian Bornträger
2001-06-12 13:19   ` Rachel Greenham [this message]
2001-06-12 15:58   ` Alan Cox
2001-06-12 15:56 ` Alan Cox
2001-06-16  0:03   ` Thomas Molina
2001-06-16 10:15     ` Rachel Greenham
2001-06-16 13:42       ` Thomas Molina
2001-06-16 14:13         ` Christian Bornträger
2001-06-16 18:27           ` Rachel Greenham
2001-06-16 15:24         ` Rachel Greenham
2001-06-16 16:57           ` Justin Guyett
2001-06-16 17:25             ` Rachel Greenham
2001-06-17 11:56 Jason T. Collins

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