Problem with ATA driver on pc386

Angelo Fraietta afraiett at
Mon Jul 5 23:38:48 UTC 2004

Angelo Fraietta wrote:

> I can now confirm that this is the case. I plugged the compact flash 
> into the Primary IDE port as a MaSTER (through a converter I borrowed) 
> and the the system works. I then changed it to a Primary Slave and it 
> hung. There must therefore be some code in the ata_initialize (in 
> ata.c) that is hanging if no Primary Master exists.
> I need the disk to be the Secondary Master with nothing on the Primary 
> port. Am I supposed to raise a PR with this?
I have posted a bug report on this.


Angelo Fraietta

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