Re: Hangup: Promise ATA100 (PDC20267) and Quantum disk

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 03:28:25 EST

On Tue, 5 Sep 2000, Lars Knudsen wrote:

> > > PDC20267: (U)DMA Burst Bit DISABLED Primary PCI Mode
> > Secondary PCI Mode.
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > You have to force the driver into action.
> > You have no way to get UltraDMA enabled.
> OK, I removed the CD-rom, and the driver states upon boot:
> PDC20267: (U)DMA Burst Bit ENABLED Primary PCI Mode
> .. but no change, still a lockup upon boot exactly as before. 1 disk attached to controller, with the original Promise IDE cable, which is a 80 pin cable.


Did you add your drives to

const char *pdc_quirk_drives[] = {


Since you are sharing interrupts with your printer, did you enable shared
interrupts in the ata/ide driver?


Andre Hedrick
The Linux ATA/IDE guy

PS 'ide.2.2.17.all.20000904.patch' is now on

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