cardbus nic modules

2001-01-22 Thread Wakko Warner
I've noticed, everytime I use a cardbus card, pcmcia-cs uses the name of the driver instead of eth0 (or eth1). If I need to upgrade pcmcia-cs, that's fine, but it appears to be a bug. pcmcia-cs version: 3.1.20 (debian v2) -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals -

ibmcam C-It usb

2001-01-22 Thread Wakko Warner
In 2.4.0, the camera I have no longer works. It did in test9 I believe. fccid is ksx-x9903 I would have mailed the author, but I couldn't remember his address. -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe

uptime for 2.2.13 on x86

2001-01-27 Thread Wakko Warner
What happens the day the machine hits 497 days uptime? -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

2.4.0-test* on alpha noritake

2000-09-07 Thread Wakko Warner
-test7 was the first one I tried that actually booted, the rest just froze. I only tried 2 kernels. The first was compiled with CONFIG_ALPHA_LEGACY_START_ADDRESS set to n, and the 2nd was with y. First was -test6 when booting -test7, it can't find any IRQs for the PCI devices. This is an

Re: PERCRAID 3 drivers?

2000-09-17 Thread Wakko Warner
The organization I do some work for purchased a rackmount server from Dell with the intent of running some webconferencing software under Linux. The salesman we had spoken to assured us that Linux fully supported the machine. sarcasm Yeah... Right... /sarcasm :) Now it seems I'm stuck

2.2.17 compile error in ipconfig.c

2000-09-24 Thread Wakko Warner
I'm compiling this kernel for a diskless machine. I have bootp configured as the only way for the kernel to get the IP. Here's the error: cc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/gohan/2.2.17/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -D__SMP__ -pipe

Re: 2.4 kernels do not boot on UX (Alpha)

2000-09-25 Thread Wakko Warner
PCI: Failed to allocate resource 1 for Symbios Logic Inc. (formerly NCR) 53c875 ... This is a PCI layout as reported by 'lspci -tv': -[00]-+-0d.0-[01]--+-0a.0 Trident Microsystems 4DWave DX |\-0d.0 Symbios Logic Inc. (formerly NCR) 53c875 ... Any ideas

ramfs in 2.4.0-test6

2000-09-30 Thread Wakko Warner
I didn't try -test8 since it's LFS seems broken. But anyway, I was able to crash a machine using ramfs when I filled it up. I got "Kernel panic: attempted to kill init" on the console -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send

Reiserfs + 2.2.18 + alpha noritake

2000-10-09 Thread Wakko Warner
Anyone tried this combination? I had one small compile problem in the driver (which was a return code, something about HASH, I forget now, but it's only defined for i386) After that, mkfs and attempted to mount didn't work. the driver couldn't find a valid fs on the drive. I have successfully

2.4.0-test9 boot failure (alpha noritake)

2000-10-11 Thread Wakko Warner
Booting test9 gives me: PCI: failed to allocate resource 0 for: Q Logic ISP1020 PCI: failed to allocate resource 0 for: dec tulip card PCI: failed to allocate resource 0 for: 3com card Then it gets to: Net4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0. and hard locks this is an alphaserver

Re: test10-pre2

2000-10-13 Thread Wakko Warner
Doesn't boot on alpha systems with pci-pci bridges. I sent a report about this a couple days ago and noone responds. There's a test10-2 out there. Notable change to people Cc'd on this mail: this contains the fix for the vmalloc() and ioremap() race condition, which deletes the set_pgdir()

raid2 patches for 2.2.x

2000-10-22 Thread Wakko Warner
Something higher than the one for kernel 2.2.11 I found it once, but I can't find it again. (and people.redhat.com isn't accepting http connections) -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel"

Re: Multiple sound cards?

2000-10-23 Thread Wakko Warner
where can I look to find what hardware to look for/avoid? The es1371's are especially rock solid stable. If you have PCI and its supported, you are ok I think... I have two es1371's and 2.2.16 (from RedHat 7.0) finds them fine: es1371: version v0.22 time 16:53:18 Aug 22 2000

Re: make -j 2 broken?

2000-10-23 Thread Wakko Warner
Trying to compile the current kernel (test10-pre4) with: make clean make -j 2 bzImages modules modules_install will try to install the modules before they are built... This has previously been working (at least in early testX kernels). I've done it before when I wasn't thinking,

Re: Linux stifles innovation...

2001-02-23 Thread Wakko Warner
- Some architectures' ports of the Linux kernel, at least in their current state (has anyone actually tried to *compile* the PPC kernel since 2.4.whatever besides me?) Have you tried comiling 2.2.x where x 13 on an m68k mac or 2.4.x on an m68k mac? doesn't happen. The patches I found for

Re: How to set hdparms for ide-scsi devices on devfs?

2001-03-02 Thread Wakko Warner
PS: Is there still a possibility for setting the IDE-sleep timeout for a ide-scsi harddisk? (I know, this doesnt make sense) I didn't know you could use ide-scsi emulation for hard drives. -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this

2.4.3-pre2 aic7xxx crash on alpha

2001-03-07 Thread Wakko Warner
I can trigger this every time. I'm using 2 2gb DEC drives (seagate) wide-scsi. I have an adaptec aha-2940uw card installed on the primary pci bus. I'm using reiserfs and LVM (striped), but I can reproduce this w/o these. All I have to do is: for dev in /dev/sd[bcd];do cp /dev/zero $dev ; done

Re: 2.4.3-pre2 aic7xxx crash on alpha

2001-03-08 Thread Wakko Warner
(scsi1:A:0:0): data overrun detected in Data-out phase. Tag == 0x36. (scsi1:A:0:0): Have seen Data Phase. Length = 0. NumSGs = 0. As I mentioned to you the last time you brought up this problem, I don't believe that this is caused by the aic7xxx driver, but the aic7xxx driver may

2.4.3-pre2 es1371 crash on alpha

2001-03-09 Thread Wakko Warner
Yet another problem. lspci -vvx for this device: 00:0d.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq ES1371 [AudioPCI-97] (rev 08) Subsystem: Ensoniq: Unknown device 1371 Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- Status: Cap+

2.4.0-test11 failure on sparc

2000-11-21 Thread Wakko Warner
The changes between test10 and test11 broke st.o, nfs.o, runrpc.o and lockd.o It's the same unresolved symbol every time: # insmod st Using /lib/modules/2.4.0-test11/kernel/drivers/scsi/st.o /lib/modules/2.4.0-test11/kernel/drivers/scsi/st.o: unresolved symbol __up

Re: test12-pre2

2000-11-28 Thread Wakko Warner
- pre2: - Richard Henderson: PCI bridge initialization on alpha Doesn't boot on noritake alpha. It gets to POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX and hard locks. the halt switch doesn't even work. -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe

Re: test12-pre2

2000-11-29 Thread Wakko Warner
Ok, I won't have time this morning to try it, but I'll try it when I get off work Ok. If that patch won't help, here is another one - setting cacheline/latency also might cause a trouble. the patch helped, but it ooped after finding the last scsi drive (the cdrom). I'll try removing the

Re: [patch] Re: test12-pre2

2000-12-03 Thread Wakko Warner
It just oops continuously. It finds the scsi drives and says it's enabling a few pci devices but it scrolls too fast to see what it really does If it finds scsi drives, PCI setup is probably ok. There could be a lot of other problems - too much changes since 2.2. Capturing kernel

2.4.0-test12-pre4 boot failure (better than pre3 and lower)

2000-12-04 Thread Wakko Warner
PCI patches that were added between pre3 and pre4 allow me to boot the kernel on my noritake alpha. Once it boots, however, it oops's in the swapper. I've tried a few times in the past to use ksymoops on oops's on the alpha arch, but it doesn't appear to work. (I'm using the ksymoops that's

Re: 2.4.0-test12-pre4 boot failure (better than pre3 and lower)

2000-12-04 Thread Wakko Warner
Most architectures dump their code as a string of bytes and print the code after the registers and trace back. Alpha dumps the code before the trace and also decodes the instructions which really confuses ksymoops. Somebody changed 'Trace: ' to 'Trace:' between 2.2 and 2.4 kernels so

Re: test12-pre6

2000-12-06 Thread Wakko Warner
- pre6: - Andrew Morton: exec_usermodehelper fixes pre4 oopsed all over the place on my alpha with modules and autoloading turned on as soon as it mounted / and freed unused memory. I take it this was seen on i386 as well? Will try pre6. -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes

Re: test12-pre6

2000-12-06 Thread Wakko Warner
Andrew Morton wrote: Wakko Warner wrote: - pre6: - Andrew Morton: exec_usermodehelper fixes pre4 oopsed all over the place on my alpha with modules and autoloading turned on as soon as it mounted / and freed unused memory. I take it this was seen on i386 as well

2.4.0-test12-pre6 on alpha

2000-12-06 Thread Wakko Warner
I'm glad to say that this is the first 2.4 kernel that works on my noritake alpha with a pci-pci bridge. I have a small problem. If I reboot, the srm console can't boot from dka0. Doing a: show dev doesn't list any of the hard drives in the machine. doing an init causes it to reset and find all

Alpha crash: 2.4.0-test12-pre6 + LVM 0.9 + REISERFS 3.6.22

2000-12-09 Thread Wakko Warner
I'm not sure if this happened w/o reiserfs compiled or not. I didn't leave it running over night (crash happened about 07:00) Last thing in the log before this was st being loaded (I have a backup that starts at 06:00) I don't believe this has anything to do with the crash, but the machine

Re: [Fwd: NTFS repair tools]

2000-12-11 Thread Wakko Warner
Daryll On Sat, Dec 09, 2000 at 09:34:59PM -0500, David Feuer wrote: For what it's worth, I absolutely agree with this. I have the same impression when I just see the word "dangerous". Daryll Why not call a spade a spade and label it BROKEN. I do think Daryll that's stronger than

Re: how to capture long oops w/o having second machine

2000-12-12 Thread Wakko Warner
What's the best way to capture (manually or otherwise) a rather long oops that scrolls off my console without having a second machine? I'm gonna try to compile in a framebuffer and use a high resolution and see if that'll hold it all when I get back later today. Tried using a printer?

Re: Major Failure 2.4.0-test12 Alpha

2000-12-14 Thread Wakko Warner
Hello, Just writing in to report a bug in 2.4.0-test12. Hardware: PCI-Matrox_Mill PCI-Adaptec 39160 / 160M scsi card PCI-Generic TNT-2 card PCI-Sound blaster -128 (es1370) CPU 21164a - Alpha Problem: There is a race condition in the aic7 driver that causes the

USB web cam

2000-12-28 Thread Wakko Warner
I really hate to ask on the list, but if I was to buy a usb web cam, what would be a good choice? I would have tried linux-usb, but I didn't know where it was, sorry. -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Slightly old kernel on alpha crash

2000-12-31 Thread Wakko Warner
This is 2.4.0-test12pre6. Wondering if anyone's looked into this yet. I have the 0.9LVM patch and REISERFS patch. I have attached the decoded oops -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals ksymoops 2.3.4 on alpha 2.4.0-test12-pre6-LVM-REISERFS. Options used

Re: `rmdir .` doesn't work in 2.4

2001-01-08 Thread Wakko Warner
Not very portable at all... hpux = HP/UX 10.2 hpux:~$ mkdir foo hpux:~$ cd foo hpux:~/foo$ rmdir "`pwd`" rmdir: /home/blc/foo: Cannot remove mountable directory hpux:~/foo$ rmdir . rmdir: cannot remove .. or . hpux:~/foo$ rmdir /home/blc/foo rmdir: /home/blc/foo: Cannot remove

Re: RAID superblock

2000-10-26 Thread Wakko Warner
Hi, After I create a RAID setup on the drives,The superblock will be generated at the end of the drives. If I move these drives to other linux system, will this system recognise the RAID setup without reconfiguring the Linux ? If the CHS / LBA settings are the same, and the

2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-26 Thread Wakko Warner
I attempted to create a 4gb sparce file with dd. It failed. I created one that was 2.1gb in size which worked. Then I appeneded more junk to the end of the file making it over 2.2gb. doing an ls -l shows: ls: x: Value too large for defined data type NOTE: this worked in 2.4.0-test6 and I

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread Wakko Warner
I attempted to create a 4gb sparce file with dd. It failed. I created one that was 2.1gb in size which worked. Then I appeneded more junk to the end of the file making it over 2.2gb. doing an ls -l shows: ls: x: Value too large for defined data type NOTE: this worked in

Re: 2.4.0-test9 + LFS

2000-10-27 Thread Wakko Warner
I did upgrade that and it didn't help anything. Was your glibc compiled against 2.4 kernel headers? That I do not know. it's v 2.1.99 that came with debian in the past week or so -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send

Re: Dual XEON - SLOW on SMP

2000-11-02 Thread Wakko Warner
I'm seeing this as well, but only with PIII Xeon systems, not PII Xeon. Every single timer interrupt on any CPU is accompanied by a NMI and LOC increment on every CPU. CPU0 CPU1 0: 146727 153389IO-APIC-edge timer [...] NMI: 300035

Re: PCI-PCI bridges mess in 2.4.x

2000-11-09 Thread Wakko Warner
It was posted to lkml, so no link (except if you want to dig through lkml mail archives). It booted but then it oops'ed before userland I belive. I tried it this morning and didn't have much time. It did find the scsi controller (which is across the bridge) and the drives attached so it does

Re: PCI-PCI bridges mess in 2.4.x

2000-11-09 Thread Wakko Warner
It was posted to lkml, so no link (except if you want to dig through lkml mail archives). It booted but then it oops'ed before userland I belive. I tried it this morning and didn't have much time. It did find the scsi controller (which is across the bridge) and the drives attached so it does

2.4.0-test10 on sparc

2000-11-20 Thread Wakko Warner
I noticed 2 things. One is quite annoying. 1) sunlance: Nov 19 19:09:49 sparq kernel: eth0: Carrier Lost, trying AUI Nov 19 19:09:52 sparq kernel: eth0: Carrier Lost, trying TPE This has been going on for some time since it has been up. But I think something oopsed to cause this 2) the oops.

Re: 2.4 and 2GB swap partition limit

2001-04-27 Thread Wakko Warner
I've always been trying to convice people that 2x RAM remains a good rule-of-thumb. IMO this is pointless total used free sharedbuffers cached Mem:517456 505332 12124 111016 97752 236884 -/+ buffers/cache: 170696

Re: 2.4 and 2GB swap partition limit

2001-04-28 Thread Wakko Warner
So you've spent almost $200 for RAM, and refuse to spend $4 for 1Gb of swap space. Fine with me. I put this much ram into the system to keep from having swap. I still say swap=2x ram is a stupid idea. I fail to see the logic in that. Disk is much much slower than ram and if you're writing

Success 2.4.4 on noritake alpha

2001-05-06 Thread Wakko Warner
I tested 2.4.4 on my alpha server 1000a with an adaptec aha-2940UW card. Before it would always give me some kinds of errors when doing simutanious writes to 3 drives on that card. I'm currently running with this controller on the same 3 drives using LVM and reiserfs ontop of that. Works well.

Re: es1371 and recent kernels

2001-06-12 Thread Wakko Warner
[please be kind and Cc when replying] Has someone been able to get es1371 to actually produce anything audible with latest kernels? The last version I could use was 2.4.0. Then I had some trouble but I attributed them to devfs. Now I've removed devfs and still I'm not able to play

Re: es1371 and recent kernels

2001-06-12 Thread Wakko Warner
My ES1370 has done me good. You might want to try that card. Yes it's a creative card. It only has a crackle running 22k 8-bit Argh, I had one of those, gave it away because it would hang my alpha hard (I'm told the card is pretty nonconformant to the PCI spec). *sigh* Now

Re: [OT] Re: LILO calling modprobe?

2001-07-05 Thread Wakko Warner
cache_add(/dev/hda,0x300); for (i = 1; i = 8; i++) { sprintf(tmp,/dev/hda%d,i); cache_add(tmp,0x300+i); Before doing anything LILO v21 collects the hda, hdb, sda, sdb info. There is no problem, certainly no kernel problem. Sure it isn't a problem, but

Re: [OT] Re: LILO calling modprobe?

2001-07-05 Thread Wakko Warner
Is there a reason that it does this? I believe there is. It wants to find what drive is bios drive 80h. Yes. I had a machine at work with both ide and scsi. ide hdd was hdc and ide cdrom was hda just to keep lilo from thinking hdc is the first bios drive which infact sda was

es1371 2.4.1 on noritake alpha

2001-02-01 Thread Wakko Warner
This is just a sample of what I get: es1371: sample rate converter timeout r = 0xeb970800 es1371: sample rate converter timeout r = 0x0087 es1371: sample rate converter timeout r = 0x0097 es1371: sample rate converter timeout r = 0xea80 This card is on the secondary PCI bus. System:

2.4.1 lvm reiserfs adaptec 2940uw noritake alpha

2001-02-01 Thread Wakko Warner
I have 3 2gb disks in an lvm group (vg is disks) I have an lv of 1.6gb (misc) with reiserfs mounted /lvm/misc I cp /dev/zero /lvm/misc If these 3 drives are on the internal qlogic isp controller, I have no problems. If these 3 drives are on the adaptec aha-2940UW, I get an oops (reply for oops

Re: bidirectional named pipe?

2001-02-02 Thread Wakko Warner
I've countless web searches and linux-kernel archives, but I haven't yet found the answer to my question. I'm porting some software to Linux that requires use of a bidirectional, named pipe. The architecture is as follows: A server creates a named pipe in the /tmp directory. Any client

Matrox Marvell G400

2001-02-05 Thread Wakko Warner
How well is this card supported for it's capture capabilities and dual head? -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Please read the FAQ at

Re: OK to mount multiple FS in one dir?

2001-02-06 Thread Wakko Warner
I found I could mount three partitions on /mnt Yes. New feature, appeared in the 2.4.0test series, or shortly before. I have a question, why was this idea even considered? -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the

Re: aic7xxx plans

2001-02-14 Thread Wakko Warner
Alan Cox wrote: Are there any plans of switching the drivers ? I have tried to patch 2.4.1-acX, but there are rejected hunks and had no time to patch manually and make a diff. I dont plan to switch them yet a while, and never for 2.2. For 2.5 its a total nobrainer that we move to

AIC7xxx oops with justin gibbs patch on 2.4.1 alpha noritake

2001-02-18 Thread Wakko Warner
There is one bug that might affect the Alpha in there. Once you have patched your kernel, you should change the typedef of bus_addr_t in drivers/scsi/aic7xxx/aic7xxx_osm.h from uint32_t to dma_addr_t: typedef uint32_t bus_addr_t becomes typedef dma_addr_t bus_addr_t I just noticed

Re: need to suggest a good FS:

2001-02-22 Thread Wakko Warner
anyone can suggest some good FS that can install linux? exclude reiserfs, ext2, ext3, DOS FAT..etc just need non-normal or non-popular FS, any suggestion? How about minixfs? =) -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the

Re: Version 6.1.11 of the aic7xxx driver availalbe

2001-04-09 Thread Wakko Warner
As always, the latest version of this driver is availalbe here: http://people.FreeBSD.org/~gibbs/linux/ This site now includes installation instructions, feature set, etc. The page is under construction - comments welcome. For the impatient: CHANGELOG:

Re: Version 6.1.11 of the aic7xxx driver availalbe

2001-04-10 Thread Wakko Warner
So, what about on an alpha system. I've asked a few times what I could do, but you didn't help nor explain what you meant. From talking to the maintainer of the QLogic driver, it appears that there is a generic issue with data mapping on the Alpha. The only way to correct this issue

Re: Version 6.1.11 of the aic7xxx driver availalbe

2001-04-11 Thread Wakko Warner
So, what about on an alpha system. I've asked a few times what I could do, but you didn't help nor explain what you meant. From talking to the maintainer of the QLogic driver, it appears that there is a generic issue with data mapping on the Alpha. The only way to correct this issue

es1373 on alpha

2001-04-11 Thread Wakko Warner
Does anyone have this card working on an alpha box? It works on x86 using es1371.o Everytime I run it on my alpha system, it gives me 'sample rate converter timeout' errors -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes cancer in lab animals - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

scsi: Devices offlined

2007-03-20 Thread Wakko Warner
[84797.683873] sr 1:0:13:0: scsi: Device offlined - not ready after error recovery Is there anyway to make the kernel online a device that has done this? I've had this happen on various devices (mostly on usb where I can unplug/replug), but this time, it's on a scsi controller and the driver is

Re: scsi: Devices offlined

2007-03-20 Thread Wakko Warner
Philippe Troin wrote: Wakko Warner [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: [84797.683873] sr 1:0:13:0: scsi: Device offlined - not ready after error recovery Is there anyway to make the kernel online a device that has done this? I've had this happen on various devices (mostly on usb where I can

AIC79xx: scsi0: device overrun (status a)

2007-04-05 Thread Wakko Warner
Can anyone tell me what this means: Apr 5 22:11:56 vegeta kernel: [ 1265.267700] scsi0: device overrun (status a) on 0:1:0 Kernel is 2.6.20. I setup a raid1 between 2 hard disks (on partition #2), as soon as it started to sync the array, my log was flooded with the above entry. The scsi

How do I get my aic94xx to see sata drives?

2007-10-23 Thread Wakko Warner
Please CC me. I've looked around and the only thing I can find was a git repository for it. I don't know anything about git. I just want to get the driver so I can use the sata drives I have on this controller. I'm currently using 2.6.22. -- Lab tests show that use of micro$oft causes

Re: How do I get my aic94xx to see sata drives?

2007-10-23 Thread Wakko Warner
Jeff Garzik wrote: Wakko Warner wrote: Please CC me. Please don't use Mail-Followup-To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org in your emails then :) I'm not sending out that header. Maybe I should with my address? I've looked around and the only thing I can find was a git repository

Re: How do I get my aic94xx to see sata drives?

2007-10-24 Thread Wakko Warner
Jeff Garzik wrote: Wakko Warner wrote: Please CC me. I've looked around and the only thing I can find was a git repository for it. I don't know anything about git. I just want to get the driver so I can use the sata drives I have on this controller. I'm currently using 2.6.22. hum

Re: [linux-usb-devel] Re: USB problems 2.6.10

2005-04-14 Thread Wakko Warner
Greg KH wrote: On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 08:00:46AM -0500, Wakko Warner wrote: I have a system that I just updated to 2.6 and USB fails to work after some time (~6-8 hours) giving me the irq 11:nobody cared message. This system is a supermicro p3tdde (via chipset) I have ACPI and Preempt

Re: Huge unreliability - does Linux have something to do with it?

2005-02-05 Thread Wakko Warner
Please keep me CCd Willy Tarreau wrote: On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 07:18:17AM -0500, Wakko Warner wrote: I have this exact same laptop. It works perfectly for me with linux. Originally started with a 2.4 kernel and recently went to 2.6.10. The modem works well, the video card works well

Re: [Problem] slow write to dvd-ram since 2.6.7-bk8

2005-02-13 Thread Wakko Warner
Droebbel wrote: On recent kernels, writing to DVD-RAM is much slower than to be expected. A 3x Writer should do about 1.9MB/s including automatic verify. This is what I get with 2.6.7 up to bk7. However, from 2.6.7-bk8 to 2.6.10 write speed is as low as 600 to 1000 kB/s. The drive's head

Re: Swap partition vs swap file

2005-07-12 Thread Wakko Warner
Helge Hafting wrote: Wakko Warner wrote: You don't need to zero out swapfiles. You can fill them with anything, even /dev/urandom. Zero-filling may be faster though. A swapfile is not zero the second time you use it - then it contains leftovers from last time. I understand this part. So

Re: Stripping in module

2005-07-25 Thread Wakko Warner
Jan Engelhardt wrote: What is the best way to do this with v2.6. I have tried e.g. to remove all symbols starting with telos from the module like this (after kbuild): strip -w -K '!telos*' -K 'telosi2c_usb_driver' telosi2c_linux.ko Yes, I'd also be interested in what sections can

Re: Stripping in module

2005-07-25 Thread Wakko Warner
Michael Tokarev wrote: Wakko Warner wrote: [] I would also be interested in this. For instance the AIC7xxx driver has every PCI id in the module I think in the .modinfo section which is not truely required once depmod has been run. [] The .modinfo section, for example the PCI IDs

Re: SATA/ATAPI

2005-04-22 Thread Wakko Warner
Tais M. Hansen wrote: I know there has been some talking about SATA/ATAPI being experimental and might not work at all under kernel-2.6.x. One of my linux boxes has a Plextor DVD-RW drive with a SATA interface. The kernel sees this drive (ata3) but apparently doesn't tie it to a sdx

USB OOPS 2.6.12

2005-07-06 Thread Wakko Warner
I plugged in a USB 2.0 external hard disk (ION) and the usb controller apparently could not power the device (wouldn't spin up, the device itself works on other machines). I unplug the drive and I received an OOPS. DMESG: usb 4-5: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6 scsi5 :

Re: Swap partition vs swap file

2005-07-08 Thread Wakko Warner
Jeremy Nickurak wrote: On ven, 2005-07-08 at 03:22 +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote: No, it is creating files by appending just like any other file write. One could think about a call to create unfragmented files however since this is not always working best is to create those files young or

Re: Swap partition vs swap file

2005-07-09 Thread Wakko Warner
Eric Sandall wrote: Of course, now this begs the question: Is it possible to create a large file w/o actually writing that much to the device (ie uninitialized). There's absolutely no reason that a swap file needs to be fully initialized, only part which mkswap does. Of course, I would

Re: Swap partition vs swap file

2005-07-10 Thread Wakko Warner
Bernd Eckenfels wrote: In article [EMAIL PROTECTED] you wrote: You misunderstood entirely what I said. There is no portable/documented way to grow a file without having the file system null its content. However why is that a problem, you dont create those files very often. Besides it is

Re: Linux 2.6.11.2

2005-03-09 Thread Wakko Warner
Marcos D. Marado Torres wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Wed, 9 Mar 2005, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote: which is a patch against the 2.6.11.1 release. If consensus arrives that this patch should be against the 2.6.11 tree, it will be done that way in the future.

USB problems 2.6.10

2005-03-24 Thread Wakko Warner
Please keep me CCd. I have a system that I just updated to 2.6 and USB fails to work after some time (~6-8 hours) giving me the irq 11:nobody cared message. This system is a supermicro p3tdde (via chipset) I have ACPI and Preempt enabled (which I will disable and try again) I notice this rather

Extra keys not working with 2.6

2005-03-24 Thread Wakko Warner
Please keep me CCd especially because I'm not on inux-input. I'm emailing the USB list since this is a usb keyboard (wireless HP) This keyboard has 8 extra keys on the top row. Under 2.4, all the keys worked fine. Under 2.6 only 2 of those keys are recognised. This is a partial dmesg when

[OT] Re: M$ gets into autos!

2005-02-25 Thread Wakko Warner
linux-os wrote: Sorry officer. I had to reboot! I'll keep all computer OS's from my car if I can help it ! =) Microsoft collaborates with Samsung, ScanSoft, Siemens, SiRF, Xilinx and auto component player Magneti Marelli to develop a telematics system to be integrated into an Italian line

Re: RFD: Kernel release numbering

2005-03-02 Thread Wakko Warner
I'm only emailing to the list, feel free to keep my in CC (this way I'll know what part of the thread was directed towards me) Jeff V. Merkey wrote: __Stable__ would be a good thing. The entire 2.6 development has been a disaster from a stability viewpoint. I have to maintain a huge tree of

2.6.10 ACPI on dell inspiron 8100

2005-01-28 Thread Wakko Warner
I noticed something strange with ACPI and the battery: /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1$ cat info present: yes design capacity: 57420 mWh last full capacity: 57420 mWh battery technology: rechargeable design voltage: 14800 mV design capacity warning: 3000 mWh

Re: Huge unreliability - does Linux have something to do with it?

2005-02-04 Thread Wakko Warner
Please keep me CCd jerome lacoste wrote: particular hardware (Dell Inspiron 8100)? I run Linux on 3 other I have this exact same laptop. It works perfectly for me with linux. Originally started with a 2.4 kernel and recently went to 2.6.10. The modem works well, the video card works well

Re: 2.4.6 and netboot

2001-07-19 Thread Wakko Warner
I'm using a kernel that is dd'd to a floppy to net boot linux on random machines. I noticed that 2.4.6 won't get it's IP from the server (it won't even attempt it). 2.4.4 works If any more info is needed, just ask. It sounds as though you left out CONFIG_IP_PNP in the kernel

Re: 2.4.6 and netboot

2001-07-19 Thread Wakko Warner
On Thursday 19 July 2001 06:26 am, Wakko Warner wrote: I'm using a kernel that is dd'd to a floppy to net boot linux on random machines. I noticed that 2.4.6 won't get it's IP from the server (it won't even attempt it). 2.4.4 works If any more info is needed, just ask. Sine 2.4.4

Re: md and RAID 5 [was Re: LVM2]

2005-01-21 Thread Wakko Warner
Trever L. Adams wrote: Thank you all for having been so kind in your responses and help. However, there is one more set of questions I have. Does the md (software raid) have disk size or raid volume limits? If I am using such things as USB or 1394 disks, is there a way to use labels in

Re: Initramfs and TMPFS!

2005-08-24 Thread Wakko Warner
Chris Wedgwood wrote: I have a path for initramfs to use tmpfs. It's sorta hacky so I never submitted it and solves a niche problem for embedded people. Ultimately we might one day still want to change how we initialize the early userspace (Al suggesting a reasomably nice way to move the

AIC7xxx on 2.6.18

2007-01-28 Thread Wakko Warner
I have 2 machine that oops with these cards. 1) The bios has the option to enable/disable option roms on individual PCI slots. I have an AHA-39160 and an AHA-2940U/UW (dual channel). If I disable option roms, the driver oopses when accessing the 2nd card. I can get the oops if really needed as

Re: limits on raid

2007-06-15 Thread Wakko Warner
Neil Brown wrote: On Thursday June 14, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: why does it need to do a rebuild when makeing a new array? couldn't it just zero all the drives instead? (or better still just record most of the space as 'unused' and initialize it as it starts useing it?) Yes, it could

Re: limits on raid

2007-06-16 Thread Wakko Warner
Neil Brown wrote: On Friday June 15, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As I understand the way raid works, when you write a block to the array, it will have to read all the other blocks in the stripe and recalculate the parity and write it out.

Re: limits on raid

2007-06-17 Thread Wakko Warner
dean gaudet wrote: On Sat, 16 Jun 2007, Wakko Warner wrote: When I've had an unclean shutdown on one of my systems (10x 50gb raid5) it's always slowed the system down when booting up. Quite significantly I must say. I wait until I can login and change the rebuild max speed to slow

Re: limits on raid

2007-06-17 Thread Wakko Warner
dean gaudet wrote: On Sun, 17 Jun 2007, Wakko Warner wrote: i use an external write-intent bitmap on a raid1 to avoid this... you could use internal bitmap but that slows down i/o too much for my tastes. i also use an external xfs journal for the same reason. 2 disk raid1

Re: limits on raid

2007-06-18 Thread Wakko Warner
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 18 Jun 2007, Brendan Conoboy wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yes, sorry, ultra 320 wide. Exactly how many channels and drives? one channel, 2 OS drives plus the 45 drives in the array. Given that the drives only have 4 ID bits, how can you have 47

Re: 4Gb ram not showing up

2007-06-04 Thread Wakko Warner
Tom Moore wrote: Thank you for the reply back. Your answer makes perfect sense to me, and it is what I had suspected but was not sure about. The math seems to indicate that 4Gb of ram plus 1Gb of PCI address space equals 5Gb of memory space. So it does sound like I should have a larger

Re: [RFC][PATCH] Re: 4Gb ram not showing up

2007-06-06 Thread Wakko Warner
Lennart Sorensen wrote: On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 02:12:22PM +0200, Bodo Eggert wrote: Change the description of CONFIG_*HIGHMEM* to reflect lost memory due to PCI space and the existence of the NX flag. Signed-Off-By: Bodo Eggert [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- I made this quick patch using

Re: Is it time for remove (crap) ALSA from kernel tree ?

2007-06-26 Thread Wakko Warner
Adrian Bunk wrote: On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 12:18:05AM +0300, Hannu Savolainen wrote: ... What we would like to push is that the old deprecated OSS/Free are removed from the kernel. OSS/Free is based on about years old OSS API version which was too limited for many applications. Having

Re: Is it time for remove (crap) ALSA from kernel tree ?

2007-06-27 Thread Wakko Warner
Takashi Iwai wrote: At Tue, 26 Jun 2007 12:25:16 -0400, Wakko Warner wrote: I have a motherboard with an intel chipset and onboard audio. I have a problem with alsa. There's no pcm* files in /proc/asound/card0. Set CONFIG_SND_VERBOSE_PROCFS=y. GAH! Thanks, I didn't think I needed

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