Re: highpoint driver problem, 2.4.21-ac4

From: Wilfried Weissmann (
Date: Mon Jul 07 2003 - 12:54:07 EST

Wil Reichert wrote:
>> could you try the attachted patch, and report if this changes
>> something?
> Applied patch & rebuilt with hpt366 as a module. No more oops, dmesg
> prints the following:
> HPT372A: IDE controller at PCI slot 01:0b.0 HPT372A: chipset revision
> 2 HPT372A: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later hpt: HPT372N
> detected, using 372N timing. FREQ: 126 PLL: 45 hpt: no known IDE
> timings, disabling DMA. hpt: no known IDE timings, disabling DMA.
> It has 2 drives attached to it, neither seems to be found.
> Other things: the 2.5.xx seems to work ok and my board supports some
> 'RAID 1.5' which seems to be nothing more than PR crap and some
> firmware hacks. Could that cause problems?
> Wil

ide_get_or_set_dma_base() is may be called via ide_setup_pci_device()
when an ide controller module is loaded. however,
ide_get_or_set_dma_base() is defined with __init and the function is
called when its memory is already deallocated.


--- linux/drivers/ide/setup-pci.c.orig 2003-07-06 00:04:06.000000000 +0200
+++ linux/drivers/ide/setup-pci.c 2003-07-06 00:04:12.000000000 +0200
@@ -172,7 +172,7 @@ static int ide_setup_pci_baseregs (struc
  * is already in DMA mode we check and enforce IDE simplex rules.
-static unsigned long __init ide_get_or_set_dma_base (ide_hwif_t *hwif)
+static unsigned long ide_get_or_set_dma_base (ide_hwif_t *hwif)
         unsigned long dma_base = 0;
         struct pci_dev *dev = hwif->pci_dev;

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