Re: 2.4.x/alpha/ALI chipset/IDE problems summary Re: 2.4.1 not fully sane on Alpha - file systems

From: John Jasen (
Date: Thu Feb 15 2001 - 15:15:01 EST

On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, Michal Jaegermann wrote:

> > Well, the situation is improving, I suppose ...
> >
> > Under kernel 2.4.0 and 2.4.1, a dd of about 10000 4k blocks would cause
> > the system to go technicolor and lock up.
> On UP1100 which I have here somehow this looks a bit different _after_
> I put on it the latest SRM and used this "magic incantation" from
> Hyung Min SEO ('d -l 801fe0000ac d' at SRM prompt to modify firmware).
> I copied from disk to disk directory tries with some 150 MB of data
> in these and no ill effects.

I retried the mysticism and incantations (d -l 801fe0000ac d) at the srm
prompt, and the machine locked on fsck, under kernel 2.4.1-ac13.

I don't care about X on this system, all that much, honestly.

-- John

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Thu Feb 15 2001 - 21:00:27 EST