Re: 2.4 kernels - "attempt to access beyond end of device"

From: Petr Vandrovec (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2001 - 16:58:21 EST

On 28 Feb 01 at 13:46, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> I think that I found what gives me a hell with this box and it
> looks like that this not Linux at all. Once again, this is Athlon
> K6 on Asus AV7 mobo and "Award Advanced ACPI BIOS" version 1005C.

K7 on A7V, I believe...

> I have more checks to make before I will be fully satisfied but
> this looks like it.
> System Performance Setting [Optimal, Normal]

Try BIOS 1006. AFAIK 1005D changed some VIA values for 'optimal'.
And 1006 contains newer Promise BIOS - but I did not notice any difference:
Windows98 still do not boot if I connect harddisk to /dev/hdh :-(
But Linux works fine...
                                    Best regards,
                                            Petr Vandrovec
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