Problem with ATA driver on pc386

Angelo Fraietta afraiett at
Sat Jul 3 06:09:20 UTC 2004

Victor V. Vengerov wrote:

> Angelo Fraietta wrote:
>> Did you get this sorted. I am having the same problem here, but only 
>> with the new PC104 module that I have. 4.6.0pre5 works with the IDE 
>> on my DIMMPC but not the PC104. Same as you, if I enable the ATA, the 
>> system hangs.
> Could you trace what happens in low-level IDE driver? I worry, hang up 
> may happen when some status
> bit polled. It is possible that BIOS switch the mode of IDE controller 
> or something like this...

What mode should the IDE in the Bios be?  I could seed some message to 
the console in the device driver initialisation.

What file and functions to you want me to put the messages in?

Warmest regards

Angelo Fraietta

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