Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I've had a lot of problems with ALI15x3; the patch that let me boot
> (found somewhere on the net, do not remember the original author)
> commented out the pci_read_config_byte and two pci_write_config_byte
> calls right below the comment that says "set south-bridge's enable
> bit". Recent -ac kernels have this in two places. DMA still works
> after doing that; does this work for you?
I tried commenting out various pci_writes/pci_reads, but I'm not
familiar enough with the code to say whether what I did was
meaningful or not.
In any case, it still didn't let me boot the machine with the 160GB
I've now bought a Highpoint Rocket133SB card and plugged the 160GB
disk into that instead, and everything works fine. I get DMA to my
main disk via the ALI15X3 controller, and DMA to the 160GB disk via
the Rocket card.
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