Re: Areca driver 2.6.19 on x86_64
Date: Thu Feb 22 2007 - 23:04:33 EST
These solutions are laughable....
Areca Support wrote:
> Dear Sir,
> This is Kevin Wang from Areca Technology, Tech-Support Team.
> regarding your problem, please trying to disable ACPI in kernel loader.
> if the problem happen as soon as driver loaded, it should be the IRQ
> releated issue.
> the motherboard bios didn't assigned a correct IRQ to controller, it makes
> the driver can't initialize controller.
> and in our experience, disable ACPI in kernel loader can solved this ussue
> in some distro.
> Best Regards,
> Kevin Wang
> Areca Technology Tech-support Division
> Tel : 886-2-87974060 Ext. 223
> Fax : 886-2-87975970
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bron Gondwana" <brong@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <filip@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: <support@xxxxxxxxxxxx>; <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>;
> Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2006 7:09 AM
> Subject: Re: Areca driver 2.6.19 on x86_64
>> On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 05:51:32PM +0100, filip@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> > OS distro used:
>> > CentOS 4.4 x86_64
>> > Kernel 2.6.19 with hand-crafted config, that we are
>> > able to use successfully with kernel 18.104.22.168.
>> What patches were you applying to 22.214.171.124, since that didn't
>> have an Areca driver in it I presume you're at least using that.
>> > Have you any suggestions to resolve this issue ?
>> 32 bit kernel? I'm somewhat serious here, depending what applications
>> you're running on the machine.
>> Otherwise, no clue sorry - we're running 32 bit kernels everywhere
>> even on the couple of new Core machines we have.
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