Re: PDC20269 error handling problem

Alan Cox (
Sat, 30 Mar 2002 17:42:49 +0000 (GMT)

> * the fallback causes a total system hang if the drive is connected to
> the promise controller.
> * it hangs on the "rep;insw;" instruction in ata_input_data(), called by
> try_to_flush_leftover_data().

That does sound like the drive didnt fall back properly - the rep insw would
then hang when the controller hangs the bus indefinitely waiting for a data
byte. Probably something got a little broken in the IDE updates

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