[parisc-linux] Re: Presicionbook success

M. Grabert xam@cs.ucc.ie
Wed, 16 Apr 2003 15:18:23 +0100 (IST)

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, [iso-8859-1] "Beerse, Corn=E9" wrote:

> This gives me more and more the impression it is definitly some predecess=
> of http://www6.tomshardware.com/storage/20030130/index.html
> I think the ide interface is not perfectly hidden behind the scsi interfa=
> the cpu can still somehow recognize the ide interface. The ide interface
> cannot do dma and irq since that is hooked to the scsi interface, not to =
> cpu/memory. Hence, I think the best the ide driver can do is not to try
> later but to be disabled at all. Btw, what happens if the ide says to try
> later, is there a total system pause (resulting in a halt)? or does the
> remainder of the system continue (and is it save to ignore)?

As stated in my earlier mails, it

- hangs (I waited for quite a while!)
- or continues (if ide=3Dnodma is used)

Slan, Max