Re: Kernel 2.4.17 with VT8367 [KT266] crashes on heavy ide load togeter with heavy network load

Alan Cox (
Tue, 26 Mar 2002 13:44:38 +0000 (GMT)

> harddisks on seperate ide channels but this didn't solve the crashs.
> It seems to be something with the dma, because if we disable the dma of the
> harddisks the system is stable. Does anybody also recognise this problem ?
> Is there any solution for this effect ?

I have a large count "via plus lots of disks hangs my computer" mails. I
have a very small count of non via plus lots of disks ..

I don't think its the VIA IDE drivers either - similar reports are seen when
people are doing it with plug in promise cards.

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