Re: 2.4.18: many IDE errors
Vojtech Pavlik (email@example.com)
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 10:22:23 +0100
On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 09:24:38AM +1100, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:
> > > The PCI IDE cards I use are ATA-100, so this is the max speed available
> > > to be. The four large disks can do ATA-133.
> > >
> > > The 48bit addressing (to allow >137GB) seems to be unrelated, and it
> > > works with these cards. But I needed to apply:
> > > http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/hedrick/ide-2.4.18/
> > > ide.2.4.18-rc1.02152002.patch.bz2
> > but ...
> > how can that work? i mean - 48bit addressing is in the udma133 standard
> > but not in udma100...
> > how does the /proc/mdstat and /proc/partitions look?
> I am not in front of the machine, but let me tell you that mdstat shows
> a full 480GB RAID5. There are no partitions (hde/g/i/k are used raw).
> Again, I think udma133 and 48bit addressing are two, independent issues.
> The first is an electronic spec for the hardware, the second is an api
> standard which, it seems, can run at any speed.
> Maybe Andre can make a clear statement here?
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