[SeaBIOS] ata driver issues
kevin at koconnor.net
Tue Jan 26 01:59:24 CET 2010
On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 09:12:08PM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> I just tried booting an OpenSUSE 11.2 DVD on an i945/ICH7 based system
> with SeaBIOS. This is a work in progress report.
> The system hangs with the following message:
> Probing EDD (edd=off to disable)...
> after a while it prints "IDE DMA timeout"
> This message goes away if I enable CONFIG_ATA_DMA but the sysem still hangs.
That's very odd. The "IDE DMA timeout" looks like a SeaBIOS message,
but you can only get that message if CONFIG_ATA_DMA is enabled.
> Booting with edd=off gets the system further. It boots up with the
> following messages:
The EDD code in SeaBIOS is pretty straight forward - it definitely
shouldn't be doing disk accesses. Maybe you've got a bad build - have
you tried doing a fresh checkout and/or "make clean"?
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