Re: Something weird happening w/ SMP -current

1999-07-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Matthew Dillon wrote: Here's some more info. If the dd is stuck and systat -vm 1 is showing no interrupts occuring on, for example, ahc2 (irq17), and I then do something that causes an interrupt to occur on mux (irq19), which I guess is ahc1, ahc2 then starts

Re: IBM-DJNA drives on FreeBSD

1999-07-04 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote: Richard Tobin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Is that relevant for 3.2 as well as current? And by "disabling ultra DMA" did you mean "disabling UDMA66" or "disabling UDMA completely"? (You can permanently disable UDMA66 with a DOS utility available from

Re: IBM-DJNA drives on FreeBSD

1999-07-05 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote: "Brian F. Feldman" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On 4 Jul 1999, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote: Depends on your motherboard. Try to just disable UDMA66 first. If that doesn't help, or if you have a "known bad" chipset (e.g. AcerLabs Aladdin), disable UDMA

Re: IBM-DJNA drives on FreeBSD

1999-07-05 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Peter Wemm wrote: Well, CAM ATAPI is "fairly" easy, the only problem being all the little details that are different enough to make it non-trivial to maintain. I once sat down and tried to get all the details on how the CCB's where different, and decided that I wouldn't want to

Re: Promise/IDE

1999-08-05 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mike Hoskins wrote: and I just installed a Promise Ultra66. Here's my relevant kernel config stuff (following LINT's example): pci0: unknown card DBZ4d38 (vendor=0x105a, dev=0x4d38) at 14.0 irq 9 Thats the promise controller, try the ata driver instead an use the following patch,

Re: VESA module doesn't work with ATI Mach64 RagePro

1999-08-08 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Kazutaka YOKOTA wrote: I have switched graphics card from S3Virge to ATI Mach64 RagePro rev 92 with 8 MB RAM a I have noticed that VESA module doesn't work with this graphics card on my -current box - I can't use VESA_XXX console modes now. Command kldstat says there is loaded

Re: VESA module doesn't work with ATI Mach64 RagePro

1999-08-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Cejka Rudolf wrote: Soren Schmidt wrote (1999/08/09): It seems Kazutaka YOKOTA wrote: There is a good possibility that the VESA BIOS extension for this card is provided in a DOS TSR program and the VESA BIOS entry in the ROM BIOS is just a stub. Such implementation

Re: wd0: interrupt timeout (status 58rdy,seekdone,drq error 1no_dam)

1999-08-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Doug White wrote: FWIW - I enabled APM over the weekend, configuring drives to spin down when not used for a good period of time. I get the message you list below, alternately with status 50 and 58, any time a drive needs to spin up. Thanks for the

Re: wd0: interrupt timeout (status 58rdy,seekdone,drq error 1no_dam)

1999-08-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Francis Jordan wrote: /kernel: acd0: UJDA150/1.02 CDROM drive at ata1 as master /kernel: acd0: drive speed 4134KB/sec, 128KB cache /kernel: acd0: supported read types: CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA /kernel: acd0: Audio: play, 256 volume levels /kernel: acd0: Mechanism: ejectable tray /kernel:

Re: wd0: interrupt timeout (status 58rdy,seekdone,drq error 1no_dam)

1999-08-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Thierry Herbelot wrote: Soren Schmidt wrote: [SNIP] That can't be true, at least not for the IBM DeskStars I own, I've NEVER EVER seen them do that, one proof should be: same here wdc0: unit 0 (wd0): IBM-DTTA-350840, DMA, 32-bit, multi-block-16 wd0: 8063MB (16514064

Re: ATA - Trouble mounting secondary master

1999-08-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Geoff Rehmet wrote: Brian McGroarty writes : In using the ATA driver, I'm unable to automatically mount a partition on a master drive on the secondary controller. fsck complains that device rwd2s1e isn't configured and exists. Immediately mounting by hand works perfectly.

Re: wd0: interrupt timeout (status 58rdy,seekdone,drq error 1no_dam)

1999-08-11 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Francis Jordan wrote: Yes, HDD on the primary, CD-ROM on the secondary controller. This is a notebook I'm talking about, so I haven't tried any other CD-ROM drives. If it doesn't respond at all, then how do you get all the other information, such as supported read types, speed,

Re: ATA - Trouble mounting secondary master

1999-08-11 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Geoff Rehmet wrote: Hmm, My root device still lands up on "wd0" - even though my fstab has the root filesystem on ad0s1a. I haven't looked at getting it to use the ad dev entries for the root file system. (I'm assuming that is still WIP.) Our boot blocks/loader dont have the

Re: wd0: interrupt timeout (status 58rdy,seekdone,drq error 1no_dam)

1999-08-11 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Thierry Herbelot wrote: Soren Schmidt wrote: [SNIP] Have you tried putting disks on the UDMA66 channel ?? I think it should work in upto WDMA mode now with the ata driver... I have first to install 4.0 and from my wd2 (I've got a little help from RNordier, I should make

Re: ATA - Trouble mounting secondary master

1999-08-21 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mike Smith wrote: Our boot blocks/loader dont have the needed computrons to use the "ad" device name. However I have some patches to boot2 that allows to boot off an ad root device, provided you dont use the loader, and put the rigth boot string in boot.config. This should now

Re: problem with the ata driver

1999-08-22 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Nicolas Souchu wrote: acd0: GCD-R520B/1.1 CDROM drive at ata0 as master acd0: drive speed 0KB/sec acd0: supported read types: acd0: Mechanism: caddy acd0: Medium: CD-ROM unknown medium Any clue? The drive was running flawlessly with the old wdc driver and with various primary

Re: problem with the ata driver

1999-08-23 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Nicolas Souchu wrote: On Mon, Aug 23, 1999 at 08:27:15AM +0200, Soren Schmidt wrote: It seems Nicolas Souchu wrote: acd0: GCD-R520B/1.1 CDROM drive at ata0 as master acd0: drive speed 0KB/sec acd0: supported read types: acd0: Mechanism: caddy acd0: Medium: CD-ROM unknown

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Kevin Street wrote: Two things I've noticed: 1) my cdrom delivers about 2M/s which is the same as before DMA. Is the improvement only in cpu usage or should I be seeing a speed improvement too? Depends.. There are many factors involved here, using DMA only lowers the CPU usage,

Re: -current and pcmcia problems

1999-09-07 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Warner Losh wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Michael Reifenberger writes: : if I do an upgrade to -current on my Tecra8000 the ep* driver stopps working. The ep driver works in -current. : The message from pccardc is that he failed the resouce allocation. Fix the resource

Re: -current and pcmcia problems

1999-09-08 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Warner Losh wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Soren Schmidt writes: : Hmm, I'm also having a hell of a time here, on closer inspection it : turns out that my problem is that the kernel allways finds an ed0 : device allthough none is present. I have both an ed0 an ep0 device

Re: -current and pcmcia problems

1999-09-08 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Doug Rabson wrote: Hmm, I'm also having a hell of a time here, on closer inspection it turns out that my problem is that the kernel allways finds an ed0 device allthough none is present. I have both an ed0 an ep0 device in my config as I use both type of cards. So my only

Re: -current and pcmcia problems

1999-09-08 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Soren Schmidt wrote: It seems Doug Rabson wrote: Hmm, I'm also having a hell of a time here, on closer inspection it turns out that my problem is that the kernel allways finds an ed0 device allthough none is present. I have both an ed0 an ep0 device in my config as I

UPDATE10: ATA/ATAPI driver new version available.

1999-09-21 Thread Soren Schmidt
Ten'th update to the new ATA/ATAPI driver: It been awhile since the last major update, as a benefit there are some cool things in this one (and new bugs probably :) )... The ATA driver has grown "real" timeout support for all devices. This means that it should be possible to get in contact

Re: Boot problems with new -current

1999-09-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Cejka Rudolf wrote: I'm trying to update my -current system compiled from July 12 (both kernel and base system). But before all system updating I have tried to compile and run new kernel from today (September 25) - and it won't boot so I'm afraid to update all the system...

Re: ATA drivers - HOWTO?

1999-09-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Thomas Veldhouse wrote: Hello, I have noticed over time that many people are test driving the new ATA Drivers. I attempted to do it a while back but I couldn't boot because of the device name changes. I did not know what the new device names were. Anyway - is there a

Re: Boot problems with new -current

1999-09-26 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Cejka Rudolf wrote: I think internal bad block remapping is long time here. But in the middle of 1996 I have bought a new Western Digital disk with some bad sectors and it runs without any problems till today (and without any new bad sectors - I have tried new disk format some time

Re: New ATA, HPT366 and UDMA66

1999-09-26 Thread Soren Schmidt
snail mail addresss is: Soren Schmidt Soparken 61, Klokkerholm DK9320 Hjallerup Denmark -Soren (and yes today I'm on a 7bit line too :) ) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: New ATA, HPT366 and UDMA66

1999-09-27 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Jeroen Ruigrok/Asmodai wrote: you know I have the possession of a development box with the HPT366, right? [well you should since I mailed you those timing-tables =P ] I know :) Anyways, as soon as I have enough cash again I will buy an /66 disk and stuff it on the free

Re: ATA Driver Problem

1999-09-27 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Jeremy L. Stock wrote: I have two hard drives both Western Digital 8.4GB (primary master) 6.4GB (primary slave) and a CDROM as secondary master. The driver detects the 8.4GB and my cdrom but doesn't seem to see the second hd at all. I'd provide more info if I could but / lives on the

Re: ATA Driver Problem

1999-09-27 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Jeremy L. Stock wrote: Are you sure you have the latest versions of everything in /sys/dev/ata ?? There was a window of opportunity where I messed up unless ATA_STATIC_ID was defined... -Søren Fairly positive I have the latest versions. I cvsup'ed twice yesterday. I forgot to mention

Re: ata driver (again)

1999-09-30 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Kenneth Wayne Culver wrote: On Thu, 30 Sep 1999, Luke wrote: On 01-Oct-99 Kenneth Wayne Culver wrote: The ata driver seems to be having problems staying in contact with my disks again. Let me know what details are needed to fix the problem, and I'll get in touch with you.

Re: Recent kernel hangs during boot with pnp sio.

1999-10-01 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Daniel M. Eischen wrote: More info on the kernel hang. Removing pnp from the kernel configuration will allow me to boot and successfully detects my pnp modem. So the culprit seems to be the new pnp code. Suggestions welcome. Hmm, I also have severe problems with the PnP stuff

Re: Still ATA problems

1999-10-06 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Erik H. Bakke wrote: I am still having problems with the ATA driver. I am seeing the same error messages as has been reported on the lists during the last few weeks, both on i386 and alpha platforms. On the i386, the problem is just an irritating itch, but it seems to be far more

Re: How do I get a PCCARD modem to work?

1999-10-07 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Justin T. Gibbs wrote: It looks like both nsio and sio have PCCARD support disabled at the moment. Is there any other way I can get the system to recognize my modem? Fix the broken sio, it might be KNF and all but it doesn't work... -Soren To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: ATA driver

1999-10-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Kenneth Culver wrote: Is this with the latest that I committed yesterday ?? -Søren I finally got a chance to put the ata driver back in my kernel, and this is what happens: Whenever I am doing something that requires a lot of disk activity, (on the latest errors, I was recompiling

Re: ATA driver

1999-10-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Kenneth Culver wrote: ata0: slave: success setting up UDMA2 mode on PIIX4 chip ad1: piomode=4 dmamode=2 udmamode=2 ad1: Maxtor 84320D4/NAVX1920 ATA-3 disk at ata0 as slave ad1: 4120MB (8438850 sectors), 8930 cyls, 15 heads, 63 S/T, 512 B/S ad1: 16 secs/int, 0 depth queue, UDMA33

Re: ATA driver

1999-10-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Kenneth Culver wrote: Oct 10 12:29:48 culverk /kernel: ata0-slave: ad_timeout: lost disk contact - res etting Oct 10 12:29:49 culverk /kernel: ata0: resetting devices .. DANGER active=3 Oct 10 12:29:49 culverk /kernel: done Oct 10 12:29:49 culverk /kernel: ad1: status=51 error=04

Re: ATA related panic

1999-10-11 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Maxim Sobolev wrote: It seems that ATA is broken - it paniced when kernel is booting. Following is diagnostic output: isa0: ISA bus on motherboard pccard0: PC Card bus -- KLUDGE version on motherboard Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode fault virtual address= 0xc

Re: ATA related panic

1999-10-11 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Maxim Sobolev wrote: [Charset koi8-r unsupported, filtering to ASCII...] Soren Schmidt wrote: It seems Maxim Sobolev wrote: It seems that ATA is broken - it paniced when kernel is booting. Following is diagnostic output: Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode

Re: ata changes ATA_16BIT_ONLY

1999-10-11 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Valentin S. Chopov wrote: How the ATA_16BIT_ONLY in ata-disk.c and atapi-all.c will be defined - kernel option, autodetection or device flag? For now kernel options, later auto for ISA 486 arch machines.. -Søren To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe

Re: ATAPI CD errors

1999-10-31 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Doug Rabson wrote: On Sun, 31 Oct 1999, Brian Fundakowski Feldman wrote: Have you either tried disabling DMA on the drive? This is easily achieved by the following (whitespace mangled): I'll try it on Monday. Hmm, as well as DMA might be the reason, it only applies to

Re: vga driver and signal

1999-01-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Amancio Hasty wrote: It seems Kazutaka YOKOTA wrote: AFAIK, not all video cards generate the vertical retrace interrupt. Even worse, some BIOSes have a configuration option which instract the BIOS NOT to assign an IRQ to the PCI video card. I fully agree that the

Re: vga driver and signal

1999-01-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Amancio Hasty wrote: Just trying to prevent dragging the whole X server to the kernel -- Actually dragging the whole X server to the kernel is not a bad idea --- however it is something that I can not afford to do right now :( Ahh, horror, Terry's old idea is coming back again :)

Re: vga driver and signal

1999-01-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Amancio Hasty wrote: Lets step back for a moment, this is clearly the wrong solution to everything, what exactly is it you want to do or want to accomplish?? Lets see if we can come up with another way of doing that... Okay, The problem that the XFree86 group is trying to

Re: libvgl - status and perspectives

1999-11-08 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Andrzej Bialecki wrote: Oops, sos and I have developed a new version of libsvgl which can handle VESA modes in addition to the standard VGA graphics modes. But I haven't committed it to the source tree yet (yes, I should have done so weeks ago ;-( Anyway, if you are

Re: observations with the ata-driver (hd and zip drive)

1999-11-26 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems F. Heinrichmeyer wrote: more observations to the zip-drive problem: First the relevant dmesg-line: atapi: MODE_SENSE_BIG - UNIT ATTENTION skey=6 asc=29 ascq=00 error=00 afd0: IOMEGA ZIP 100 ATAPI/23.D rewriteable drive at ata0 as master afd0: 96MB (196608 sectors), 32 cyls, 64

Re: observations with the ata-driver (hd and zip drive)

1999-11-26 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Bryan Liesner wrote: On Fri, 26 Nov 1999, Soren Schmidt wrote: It seems F. Heinrichmeyer wrote: more observations to the zip-drive problem: First the relevant dmesg-line: I'm also still having a small problem with the ata driver and my HP Colorado 8G. I have it hanging off

Re: observations with the ata-driver (hd and zip drive)

1999-11-26 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Alexander Leidinger wrote: I didn´t tried to reproduce this recently, but you could try to format the ZIP-disc with mtools: mformat -t 96 -h 64 -s 32 -H 32 z: I'll dig out my ZIP drive tonight a do some testing... ---snip--- wdc0: unit 1 (atapi): IOMEGA ZIP 100 ATAPI/23.D,

Re: ATA and msdosfs problems / corruption

1999-11-28 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Wes Morgan wrote: ad0: ST32140A/08.08.04 ATA-? disk at ata0 as master ad0: 2015MB (4127760 sectors), 4095 cyls, 16 heads, 63 S/T, 512 B/S ad0: 16 secs/int, 0 depth queue, DMA ad1: WDC AC418000D/J78OA30K ATA-4 disk at ata0 as slave ad1: 17206MB (35239680 sectors), 34960 cyls, 16

Re: cd9660 - device not configured

2000-03-01 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Christoph Kukulies wrote: -current of Feb, 26th. Innocently I wanted to mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd1c /dist to grab some newer XF86 from the CD when cd9660: device not configured was thrown at me. And you have an acd1 device ?? check you /dev for up to date entries...

Re: ata, DMA and the install floppies

2000-03-09 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems John Hay wrote: Hi, I have been trying to install yesterday's 4.0 snap on a no-name brand motherboard with the VIA chipset, but I'm running in some problems. I suspect there is a problem with the DMA. The error I'm getting when the disk is newfs'ed is a repeating: ad0: WRITE

Re: mount_cd9660+atapi-cd panic

2000-03-09 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Ben Smithurst wrote: ok, this was partly caused by dodgy hardware it seems, so don't worry too much, but it would be nice if a panic could be avoided. aaiiighh! I knwo exactly what wrong, dont call make_dev early :) Thanks, that probably one of the most complete reports I've seen in

Re: RC3 install floppies: panic: resource_list_alloc: resource entry is busy

2000-03-10 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Hans Ottevanger wrote: Hi folks, I just tried to boot the RC3 install floppies on my Pentium 66 testbox. It gets through the config stage without trouble, but then panics immediately with: ... pcib0: Host to PCI bridge on motherboard pci0: PCI bus on pcib0 atapci0: RZ 100?

Re: B_WRITE cleanup patch, please test!

2000-03-13 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Julian Elischer wrote: It is most ironic that of course you were the loudest supporter of SOS when he ripped out all my code that did EXACTLY all this. (I might add that this was done without any warning to me. The The commit messages being my first notice). It was fully working

Re: Weird problems with my IDE HD

2000-03-13 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Donn Miller wrote: I've got two HD's in my machine: one's an older one (WDMA2) and the other one, my main one, is newer (UDMA33). With recent kernel builds, I've noticed some strange problems with the older HD. When I try to to something like fsck -y on the drive, fsck just hangs.

Re: HEADS UP! old wd driver going away

2000-03-15 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Matthew Sean Thyer wrote: Please leave the wd driver for those who cannot use the ATA driver. At least until the ATA driver gets support for more older disks. I cant be the only person using an old 80 MB IDE drive as / with another drive as /usr (a 400 MB SCSI). I haven't tried

Re: ATA still panics during boot on P66

2000-03-13 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Greg Childers wrote: Hi, I can't find the date or sender of the original email - the mailing list archives haven't been updated since Feb 20 - but my Pentium 66 still panics during boot with a kernel compiled today. Here's what I get... atapci0: RZ 100? ATA controller !WARNING!

Re: HEADS UP! old wd driver going away

2000-03-15 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems David Gilbert wrote: I still have hardware that works with wd and not ata. I posted awhile ago that ata gets stuck in a retry loop on my system. This is with a CVSUP of a couple of days ago. Be sure you have the abosolutely latest version of the ata driver, a bug was fixed in

Re: HEADS UP! old wd driver going away

2000-03-14 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Bruce Evans wrote: On Tue, 14 Mar 2000, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote: Yes... That's right. Use ata and related stuff instead. No. Yes. -Søren To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: CMD640 and ATA drivers

2000-03-14 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Thomas Veldhouse wrote: Are there any plans to support the buggy CMD640 interface in the future now that 4.0-RELEASE has come and gone? I have a box that is running 3.4 happily, and it has this interface. I really would like the chance to use some of the 4.0 features, but I can not

Re: ata + vinum problems

2000-03-15 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mathew Kanner wrote: Hi All, I wanted to document my difficuties with Vinum and multiple disks on Promise controllers. I believe that the problems lies with multiple cards on the same interupt but what do I know -- execpt that the problem goes away when I disable most

Re: problem with CD changer 4.0-STABLE

2000-03-19 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Chris D. Faulhaber wrote: On Sat, 18 Mar 2000, Alan Clegg wrote: Panasonic CD-ROM Changer that is found in by the kernel as: acd0-4: CDROM with 5 CD changer RD-DRC004-M at ata0-master using PIO4 Mounting /cdrom1 works just fine: /dev/acd0c on /cdrom1 (cd9660, local,

Re: Reading from bad disk ?

2000-03-21 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Luigi Rizzo wrote: Hi, sometimes i get IDE disks with hard errors on some sectors (status 59rdy,seekdone,drq,err error 40uncorr) and of course this makes it problematic to use a filesystem on it. I wonder, is there a way to fetch the data from these sectors (even if

Re: Reading from bad disk ?

2000-03-21 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Luigi Rizzo wrote: I am asking because a strategy which often 'fixes' the ... Erhm, I would get a new disk :), you dont intend to trust any data to this setup do you ?? of course, but i need to recover the old stuff first! Hmm, right... A comment: this is a 18GB IBM 7200

Re: Reading from bad disk ?

2000-03-21 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Warner Losh wrote: : A comment: this is a 18GB IBM 7200 RPM disk and i noticed it tends : to become very hot compared to other disks when mounted in the : same machine (on a removable frame). Do others have the same : experience ? Yes. They run very hot. I had to steal an old

Re: Reading from bad disk ?

2000-03-22 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Warner Losh wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Soren Schmidt writes: : TEMPC=`camcontrol cmd -v -n da -u 0 -c "4D 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 20 0" -i 32 "s9 i1"` : Hmm, wonder if one can get that info from their ATA disks as well... Don't know. You'd have to ask

Re: /dev/acd0 related crash?

2000-03-23 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Giorgos Keramidas wrote: I built from sources cvsup'ed about 24 hours ago, my kernel and world, this afternoon. After enabling INVARIANTS and INVARIANT_SUPPORT, I booted and tried a lot of things. Nothing seemed to make the new kernel I had (and it's own modules + world) go crazy

Re: DDB and dumping disk

2000-03-27 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote: the DDB trick works. And it dumps at PIO mode 4, woot! You have to, there is no garantie that DMA and even less interrupts is working proberly on a potentially hosed machine.. -Søren To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-03-31 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Vallo Kallaste wrote: Hi I have four (4) ATA disks, all same new 20GB IBM 7200rpm models. Intel Seattle BX2 mobo, PIIX4 controller. I'm not expecting any performance increase or such, simply want to get my hands on. Ata driver, as the -current doesn't have wd anymore. I have

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-03-31 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Greg Lehey wrote: The problem that Søren and I are looking at is usually a panic. We don't really know where it's happening, but we're each sure it's not in *our* code :-) From a Vinum standpoint, it happens between the time that Vinum sends a request to the driver and when the

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Vallo Kallaste wrote: On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 03:39:35PM +0200, Vallo Kallaste [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I hook up serial console to get full traceback next time, but I don't have any knowledge for further analysis. Here's full traceback, environment is all same, except the

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Bernd Walter wrote: On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 05:38:01PM +0200, Soren Schmidt wrote: It seems Vallo Kallaste wrote: On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 03:39:35PM +0200, Vallo Kallaste [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I hook up serial console to get full traceback next time, but I don't

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Bernd Walter wrote: On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 08:02:54PM +0200, Vallo Kallaste wrote: Yes, but I don't have space for crashdump and I can't build new kernel with limited memory usage because I don't have /usr filesystem up and running. Is there a way to limit memory usage without

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Alfred Perlstein wrote: Just to clearify the things... Are these problems with 4.0-RELEASE with 4.0-STABLE or with 5.0-CURRENT? I have the problem with 4.0-RELEASE, STABLE and 5.0-current but it might only occur with RAID5... I've never seen it with just a striped setup:

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Bernd Walter wrote: On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 09:39:36PM +0200, Soren Schmidt wrote: I dont think vinum is/was usable under -current at least not the RAID5 stuff, its broken, and some of it is because greg is not up to date with what -current looks like these days. Can you

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-03 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Greg Lehey wrote: Unfortunately I don't have a toy i386 system ready and testet on alpha. There may be some differences how data corruptions efects on this platform. I found a potentially serious bug in the RAID calculations yesterday: it assumed that sizeof (int) == 4. I

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-03 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Greg Lehey wrote: This wont fix it on the i386 where the problem is, and btw I havn't seen any commits yet... No, I was just about to do something when phk changed the interfaces. I don't have the time to keep chasing him, so I'll wait until we have a relatively stable situation

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-03 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Vallo Kallaste wrote: Here's the sequence of what I did: 1. I had i386 system with two 20GB IBM ATA disks and 5.0-current system built from March 31 sources. First I used striping over two disks and put /usr filesystem onto it, did overnight testing and all was well. 2. Same

Re: Deadlock with vinum raid5

2000-04-03 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Matthew Dillon wrote: :Same story here, but using softupdates or async mounts I can reproduce :the hang or panic in less than 60 secs.. : :Vinum with raid5 is plain broken, include INVARIANTS in the kernel :and see why... : :-Søren Hang on to that thought. As soon as this

Re: HighPoint UDMA66 ICRC READ ERROR

2000-04-03 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Erik de Zeeuw wrote: atapci1: HighPoint HPT366 ATA66 controller port \ 0xb800-0xb8ff,0xb400-0xb403,0xb000-0xb007 \ irq 11 at device 19.0 on pci0 ata2: at 0xb000 on atapci1 atapci2: HighPoint HPT366 ATA66 controller port \ 0xc400-0xc4ff,0xc000-0xc003,0xbc00-0xbc07

Re: ATA 82C596 bug in 4.0-RELEASE?

2000-04-04 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems John Hay wrote: I tried to install 4.0-RELEASE on a completely new PC system, but the install failed with ATA write errors and resets. I moved the disk to another PC and installed 4.0 via manual disklabels, newfs, bin + src extraction. 4.0 booted fine on this system (a Dell

Re: ATA 82C596 bug in 4.0-RELEASE?

2000-04-04 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems John Hay wrote: Yup VIA has a new version of the 82C596 chip, in their usual visdom they change the interface, but not the chip ID (I'll nominate VIA for the way they do versioning). However I have worked out the solution with Chris Wiener [EMAIL PROTECTED], that had this

Re: 2nd call for reviews and tests: buf-bio patch

2000-04-04 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Brad Knowles wrote: Like I said in a previous message, Poul broke vinum (among other things) under 4.0-STABLE, and this needs to be fixed ASAP. If Poul had kept his changes unique to -CURRENT, then 4.0-STABLE wouldn't have been affected. But he didn't, and it was. Where

Re: burncd problem

2000-04-05 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems John Hay wrote: Hi, I have installed 4.0-STABLE on our machine with the CD burner and when I tried to burn a CD, the session went as follows: === tien# burncd -s 4 -f /dev/acd0c data 4.0-install.iso fixate next writeable LBA 0 writing from file 4.0-install.iso size 641174

Re: Dangerously looking glitch (4.0-STABLE)

2000-04-05 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Maxim Sobolev wrote: I've tried it on my home machine and failed to reproduce also. However it is strange, because if it is the CPU/Memory problem, then there should be other signs - random applications crashes, spontaneous reboots etc., but machine is pretty stable - up and

HEADSUP! linprocfs going away in 72 hours.

2000-04-18 Thread Soren Schmidt
Some time ago -core requested that linprocfs should move into the linuxulator. Nothing has happend on that account, so -core is now forced to take action. This is the announcement that linprocfs will be removed from the -current tree in 72 hours, giving the involved parties a final deadline

Re: MVP3 problems - current state?

2000-04-30 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Alexander Langer wrote: 2320: * * * W A R N I N G * * * The ata driver has some issues with the Apollo MVP3 chipset. Drives work only in pio mode and must be set to pio mode early int the boot process. Do not upgrade. If you must upgrade

Re: MVP3 problems - current state?

2000-05-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Warner Losh wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Soren Schmidt writes: : Ehm, is that a warning you have written or ?? I certainly havn't : issued this warning as the maintainer/author of the ata driver... I think that I wrote it, and that it is basically wrong. I'll look

Re: MVP3 problems - current state?

2000-05-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems John Hay wrote: Interesting that those same disks work in the same UDMA33 mode on another motherboard with a different chipset. I have tried both Samsung and Seagate disks. I have also tried more than one motherboard and they do the same, so it isn't just a faulty board. I have also

Re: MVP3 problems - current state?

2000-05-02 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems John Hay wrote: What board make/version is this ? There is no name or version on the board itself. The box it came in said it is a "A+ Mainboard" and on the side there is a label that says "APRO/BAT Motherboard". And it is made in China. Uhm A verbose dmesg with version

Re: Abit BP6 - UDMA66 and non IBM disks

2000-05-08 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Arun Sharma wrote: I have the following disk: ad4: 9787MB WDC AC310200R [19885/16/63] at ata2-master using UDMA33 and am experiencing hangs when I run it with UDMA66. That exact disk model cant do UDMA66 reliably, even Linux has it on the blacklist in the driver I read the

Re: unknown: PNP...

2000-05-12 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mike Pritchard wrote: I did notice that I started getting all of the "unknown: PNPx" messages after the PNPBIOS option became default. On the machine I'm typing on this on, I used to see those messages if I defined PNPBIOS in my config file. PNPBIOS became default some time

Re: -e option to umount?

2000-06-19 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mike Smith wrote: That's a cool idea, but unfortunately, it won't work with any hardware I know of. In order for that to work, the CDROM drive would have to generate an AEN (Asynchronous Event Notification) and send it to the controller, which would have to be capable of

Re: HEADS UP: Destabilization due to SMP development

2000-06-21 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Warner Losh wrote: In message 12213.961613148@localhost "Jordan K. Hubbard" writes: : Everyone talks about using bitkeeper but none of the people who : recommend it have ever actually tried to use it for anything. : Before such recommendations will bear weight, this needs to :

Re: HEADS UP! New (incomplete) /dev/random device!

2000-06-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mark Murray wrote: Hola Mondo! The New /dev/random device is in but there are come caveats. 1) It is not yet cryptographically secure, so those of you using CURRENT for "live" projects, please be careful! 2) If you do not have the randomdev module loaded, ssh will fail

Re: HEADS UP! New (incomplete) /dev/random device!

2000-06-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mark Murray wrote: Hi Without knowing what you typed (and where), I can't help. Well, I thought that was obvious :) Just added options RANDOMDEV as pr your instructions and made a new kernel with config -r and make depend then make cc -c -O -pipe -Wall -Wredundant-decls

Re: HEADS UP! New (incomplete) /dev/random device!

2000-06-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mark Murray wrote: Without knowing what you typed (and where), I can't help. Well, I thought that was obvious :) Not really; folks do the darndest things. :-) Just added options RANDOMDEV as pr your instructions and made a new kernel with config -r and make depend then

Re: HEADS UP! New (incomplete) /dev/random device!

2000-06-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mark Murray wrote: Do you have a full crypto distribution (kernel also)? Nope, just figured that out myself :) Aren't we supposed to be able to build without crypto ?? I'm not sure about that rule anymore; AFAIK, it is not possible. Hmm, we also have another rule, and that

Re: HEADS UP! New (incomplete) /dev/random device!

2000-06-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mark Murray wrote: I'm not sure about that rule anymore; AFAIK, it is not possible. Hmm, we also have another rule, and that is to test before commit, the following patch is needed to make a current kernel with your resent commits compile :) Fooey. :-( This is what you

Re: HEADS UP! New (incomplete) /dev/random device!

2000-06-25 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Mark Murray wrote: He he :) remember the patch to i386/i386/mem.c as that is also broken, the default statement is best used _inside_ a switch :) Yeah - I got that :-). And the one to yarrow.c ?? That makes my kernel compile, but ssh doesn't work anymore, What are the

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