Re: 2.4.21-pre7 + Intel 82801AA IDE + 80Gb Barracuda do not work well together

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Apr 16 2003 - 10:57:10 EST

On Mer, 2003-04-16 at 17:15, Pau Aliagas wrote:
> I'm having serious trouble dealing with:
> * 80Gb Seagate Barracuda disc (Model Number ST380011A, Firmware Revision 3.04)
> * on an Intel 82801AA IDE controller

Thats a known to work configuration, so that is strange. Is the drive
known good and the driver/controller setup ok in "other OS" if you also
run it ?

> (RH-8.0 updated kernels) unless I boot with ide=nodma.
> With RH kernels it stalls reading the partition table.
> With 2.4.21-pre7 I get and error of the dma.

Same error in both cases, just its recovered properly in the newer code.

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