Re: 2.4.14-16: Can't see hdb or hdc on ABIT BP6

From: Martin Eriksson (nitrax@giron.wox.org)
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 03:38:06 EST


----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam C Powell IV" <hazelsct@mit.edu>
To: "Kernel Developers" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 09, 2001 7:43 PM
Subject: 2.4.14-16: Can't see hdb or hdc on ABIT BP6

> Greetings,
>
> First, please CC me in replies, as I'm not subscribed...
>
> I have an ABIT BP6 dual-Celeron system, with six IDE drives, four on the
> PIIX4 controller and two on the HPT366. For some reason, Debian
> kernel-image-2.4.14-686-smp and 2.4.16 can never see anything on hdb or
> hdc, but have no trouble at all with hda, hdd, hdf or hdg. It's as if I
> removed those two drives. The corresponding Debian 2.4.9 kernel package
> always works perfectly, as does 2.2.19 and various other 2.2 and 2.4
> kernels leading up to those.
>
> I originally thought it was an ext2 problem because fsck couldn't mount
> hdb1 or hdc1, and that's where the boot process would stop. The Debian
> slink install made hda1 (root) without sparse superblocks, and hdb1
> (/usr) and hdc1 (/var) with sparse superblocks, making that the
> suspect. But then tune2fs wasn't finding the partitions either, and
> raidstart was finding hda3 and hdd1 but not hdb3 or hdc3 (which are 10
> GB each making up a 30 GB RAID5 array), and also could find hda2 but not
> hdb2 or hdc2 (for a RAID0 array). It was finding hdf1 and hdg1 just
> fine for another RAID0 array.
>
> So it's as if hdb and hdc are not there!
>
> For more info on those drives, I've attached the relevant boot log
> portion from /var/log/messages under 2.4.9. Since the missing drives
> are identical to hda, which works just fine, I'm mystified...
>
> I would much appreciate any insights/solutions, and am happy to provide
> additional information toward that end.

Would be interesting with a "hdparm -I /dev/hdX" for every drive attached.

Anyway, I recommend you to patch your kernel with the ATA/ATAPI patches,
(not?) available at www.linuxdiskcert.org

_____________________________________________________
| Martin Eriksson <nitrax@giron.wox.org>
| MSc CSE student, department of Computing Science
| Umeň University, Sweden

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> Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: VFS: Mounted root (cramfs filesystem). > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 6.31 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: PIIX4: chipset revision 1 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: PIIX4: not 100%% native mode: will probe irqs later > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: HPT366: onboard version of chipset, pin1=1 pin2=2 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: HPT366: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 98 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: PCI: Enabling device 00:13.0 (0005 -> 0007) > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: HPT366: chipset revision 1 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: HPT366: not 100%% native mode: will probe irqs later > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide2: BM-DMA at 0xbc00-0xbc07, BIOS settings: hde:pio, hdf:DMA > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: HPT366: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 99 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: HPT366: chipset revision 1 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: HPT366: not 100%% native mode: will probe irqs later > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide3: BM-DMA at 0xc800-0xc807, BIOS settings: hdg:DMA, hdh:pio > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hda: Maxtor 91728D8, ATA DISK drive > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdb: Maxtor 91728D8, ATA DISK drive > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdc: Maxtor 91728D8, ATA DISK drive > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdd: WDC WD102AA, ATA DISK drive > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdf: QUANTUM FIREBALLP AS40, ATA DISK drive > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdg: QUANTUM FIREBALLP AS40, ATA DISK drive > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide2 at 0xb400-0xb407,0xb802 on irq 11 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: ide3 at 0xc000-0xc007,0xc402 on irq 11 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hda: 33750864 sectors (17280 MB) w/512KiB Cache, CHS=33483/16/63 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdb: 33750864 sectors (17280 MB) w/512KiB Cache, CHS=33483/16/63 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdc: 33750864 sectors (17280 MB) w/512KiB Cache, CHS=33483/16/63 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdd: 20044080 sectors (10263 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=19885/16/63 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdf: 78198750 sectors (40038 MB) w/1902KiB Cache, CHS=77578/16/63, UDMA(33) > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: hdg: 78198750 sectors (40038 MB) w/1902KiB Cache, CHS=77578/16/63, UDMA(33) > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: Partition check: > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0: p1 p2 p3 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0: p1 p2 p3 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: /dev/ide/host0/bus1/target0/lun0: p1 p2 p3 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: /dev/ide/host0/bus1/target1/lun0: p1 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target1/lun0: p1 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: /dev/ide/host3/bus0/target0/lun0: p1 > Dec 7 12:39:24 lyre kernel: VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly. >

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