Re: 2.4.20-pre2-ac2 pcmcia panic

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 15:26:21 EST

There is an addition to be added in ide-probe.c in do_identify.

For cdroms and maybe all atapi
drive->special.all = 0;

On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, Michael Dreher wrote:

> Hi Alan, Hi David,
> somehow IDE over PCMCIA has stopped working.
> 2.4.20-pre2 with pcmcia-cs-3.2.1 is OK (dmesg and lspci -v are attached).
> 2.4.20-pre2-ac2 with pcmcia-cs-3.2.1 locks the box and makes 2 LEDs blink.
> Nothing in the logs, unfortunately no serial console (this is my only
> computer at the moment).
> 2.4.19-ac4 with pcmcia-cs-3.1.33 shows the same symptoms.
> 2.4.19-ac4 with pcmcia-cs-3.1.34 does not lock up, but also does not work.
> Kernel pcmcia never worked on this box, so I had to resort to the version of
> David Hinds.
> I could not try 2.4.20-pre2-ac4, since it boots extremely slow.
> All usb related messages come after some long timeout only, and somewhere
> in init it stops.
> sorry for this vague description. If you need more info, just ask.
> Best regards,
> Michael

Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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