Polling IDE and CF issue.

Adam Agnew agnew at cs.umd.edu
Wed Apr 23 21:08:01 CEST 2003

Sorry I have to ask, but.. which polled ide code are you talking about?
LinuxBIOS native, Etherboot 5.0.6 or Etherboot 5.1.7?
- Adam Agnew

On Wed, 23 Apr 2003, Richard Smith wrote:

> I've just discovered a compact flash that isn't identified properly by
> the polling IDE code.
> Its an 8Meg CF and Linux identifies it as  a Hitachi CV 7.1.1, ATA DISK
> drive with CHS=246/2/32
> The polling IDE code sees that there is a drive there issues the info
> command and dosen't generate an error but the model info is blank and
> the CHS info shows all zeros.  Same code seems to work fine with the
> SanDisk and Lexar CFs I have.
> So it looks like the IDE_CMD_GET_INFO command is returning back all zeros.
> If that's the case then where is Linux getting its info from?
> --
> Richard A. Smith
> rsmith at bitworks.com
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