Re: ASUS KT266A/VT8233 board and UDMA setting

From: David Rees (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 11:48:07 EST

On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 03:37:21PM +0200, Ville Herva wrote:
> We are still seeing what seems to be Via PCI corruption when using HPT370 on
> Abit-KT7-RAID. This is pretty high load (stream read/write two disks in
> parallel.) It appears as 90-160 byte disk corruption.
> It has been reproduced on 2.2.18pre19 + ide, 2.2.20+ide and 2.4.15.
> We now seem to have found a BIOS setting that cures this for 2.2.20+ide.
> The weird thing is that if we boot 2.2.21pre2+ide (pre2 includes the 2.4
> backported VIA fixes), the corruption occurs.
> We'll try to diff lspci -vvxxx outputs and post a more detailed report
> shortly.

What's the BIOS setting?

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