Hello, Thomas Evans wrote: > On 1/21/08, Tejun Heo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Can you install linux on a x86 machine and see whether anything is >> different? > > Did that today - it mostly works. There is some sort of conflict with > the card on the PC I am using. During POST I sometimes get a "Plug > and Play configuration error" when the PMP array is plugged into a > port. > > If I leave it unplugged until I get to GRUB, I can boot and see the > drives and mount the array. This is the same card as I have been > using throughout. > > If I forget and get the "Plug and Play" error, disconnecting the > drives and resetting isn't enough, nor is power cycling *or* > unplugging the machine. I have to physically remove the card and > restart without it, power down and then re-insert it. I could only > plug the card into a 32bit slot, btw.
So, except for BIOS weirdness, it works. > I have trouble believing that both alpha systems are somehow faulty > does it happen that BIOSs store away any information about PCI > devices? On x86, BIOS runs, on alpha, it doesn't. It could be that BIOS configures something. Can you please post the result of 'lspci -nnvvvxxx' of the sil24 controller on alpha and x86? -- tejun - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-ide" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html