Re: 2.4.19-pre4-ac[23] do not boot

Alan Cox (
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 20:01:30 +0000 (GMT)

> This is possible, however one of the problems encountered is the
> following under several chipsets. If there is no pio timing set at all,
> then we can run into host lock issues if the driver drops out of dma.
> Thus, if it is going to lockup here it would/could lock up in other
> places when one trys to program the host for PIO.

Well right at the moment the ALi locks up on boot reliably. That means a
fix has to be found, or the ALi changes reverted
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