Re: highpoint driver problem, 2.4.21-ac4

From: Wilfried Weissmann (
Date: Thu Jul 03 2003 - 14:21:30 EST

Wil Reichert wrote:
>>> The on-board Highpoint controller (HPT372A) on my DFI NF2 is
>>> having issue. Loading the hptraid module results in a 'No such
>>> device' message while the hpt366 module segfaults and leaves an
>>> oops in my logs. These errors occur regardless of the disk/raid
>>> configuration in the hpt BIOS. Following are the oops trace, an
>>> lsmod, the .config and a lspci -vvv.
>> The crash occurs in the hpt366 module. Loading hptraid will not
>> work because it depends on the kernel to claim the disks of the
>> raid volume (that is what hpt366 would do). I will add autoloading
>> of the ide-controller module in the next raid-driver release.
>> However, I do not know why the kernel oopses. You might want to try
>> to build the hpt366 code into the kernel instead of a module. If it
>> works it would probably mean that "ide_hwif_t *hwif" was not
>> properly initalized.
> I initially had all the hpt modules built into the kernel, but that
> would also produce an oops and die immediately after ID'ing the two
> drives I have on attached. Would any more information be of use to
> you?

2.4.21-ac4 contains several fixes for the hpt37x. Please try this patch out.


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