Re: hang on mount, 2.4.2-pre4, VIA

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 13:28:48 EST

On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 10:16:22AM -0800, Dan Christian wrote:

> Hello,
> I just tried upgrading to 2.4.2-pre4 from 2.4.1 and get a hang when
> mounting the file systems. I have the same problem with 2.4.1-ac18.
> The system is a single processor P3 and uses a VIA chipset (Tyan
> something-or-other). DMA, multi-sector IO, and 32bit sync are enabled
> using hdparm (just before the hang).

Remove the hdparm command. It isn't needed.

> There are two Ultra-66 drives
> attached to one IDE channel and a CD-RW on a second IDE channel.
> The distribution is RH7 with recent security patches and modutils
> 2.4.2. The kernel was built with kgcc.
> Has anybody else seen this?

I assume these problems weren't present before?

> I'm not on the list. Please CC me on any replies.

What's your southbridge chip (lspci ...)? What are the drives (hdparm -i ...)?

I can send you the VIA latest drivers if you are interested in trying
whether they'll help.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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