Re: 2.4.19 IDE Partition Check issue

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sun Aug 04 2002 - 13:28:54 EST

On Sun, 2002-08-04 at 18:00, wrote:
> > The ALi hang may well be sort of this. If its what Andre thinks then its
> > lack of support for LBA48 on ALi interface hardware (or at least for the
> > documentation we currently have on how to program it). If so -ac2 should
> > sort that one out
> In my case I'm using a Highpoint and not an ALi controller. People also
> seem to experience the same problem with Promise, ALi and Highpoint
> controllers on the 2.4.19-pre kernels so it looks unlikely to be a
> controller spei

The Promise stuff is fixed in -ac and was exactly this issue. LBA48 is
not supported by the earlier promise controllers. The highpoint may well
be the same problem.

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