Re: linux 2.4.19-preX IDE bugs

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Sat Jun 15 2002 - 13:51:28 EST

On Sat, Jun 15, 2002 at 08:12:47PM +0300, Anssi Saari wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> >
> >
> > Read about the JUNK hardware base you are working with.
> > This is one of the reasons people avoid VIA.
> Do you have recommendations for chipsets for AMD CPUs, especially from
> Linux IDE driver guy's point of view and especially regarding Linux
> support for them? ALi, AMD, nVidia or SiS?
> It seems hard to find any comparisons between current VIA and non-VIA
> motherboards on the net.

ALi: don't know.
AMD: Works fine. UDMA100 max. I like these best.
nVidia: Only in 2.5 kernels.
SiS: don't know.
VIA: Works fine. If you're unlucky and get a bad board, then, well,
        you're unlucky. Currently the fastest Athlon solution.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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