Re: VT82C686A corruption with 2.4.x

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 01:31:26 EST

On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 05:57:45PM -0500, safemode wrote:
> Alan Cox wrote:
> > > better than i ever got with 2.4 even when only one drive was on a channel.
> > > Right now my k7-2 750 is at 849mhz with a FSB of 114Mhz and PCI at 34Mhz.
> >
> > Hint: people who overclock machines get suprising odd results and bad stuff
> > happens. Please dont waste developers time unless you can reproduce it at
> > the intended speed for the components
> Like i said .. i just did that within the last 5 min it has nothing to do
> with any problems i've been talking about

Btw, if you run your FSB at 114 MHz, you need to pass 'idebus=38' to the
IDE driver so that it knows your PCI bus runs at 38 MHz (3x38 = 114).

Otherwise you'll get incorrect timing etc.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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