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Re: [SLE] SuSE 8 hangs on install (onboard pdc20265 ata100 controller) HELP!
On Tue, 2002-07-02 at 10:16, mario libraro wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been looking around all internet trying to solve this problem but i
> haven't found a solution still.
> I'm trying to install suse 8.0 on a A7V mainboard with PDC20265 ATA100
> onboard controller with a 20Gb ATA100 Maxtor drive. When the kernel
> starts I see:
> [snip...]
> PDC20265: not 100% native mode: will probe later
> PDC20265: (U)DMA Burst bit DISABLED Primary PCI Mode Secondary PCI Mode
> PDC20265: Forcing Burst Bit 0x00 -> 0x01 ACTIVE
> ide2: BM-DMA at 0x8000-0x8007, BIOS settings: hde:DMA, hdf:pio
> ide3: BM-DMA at 0x8008-0x800f, BIOS settings: hdg:DMA, hdh:DMA
> [snip...]
> hde: MAXTOR 6L020J1, ATA DISK drive
> [snip...]
> hde: 40132503 sectors (20540 MB) w/1818KiB Cache, CHS=39813/16/63
> [snip...]
> Partition check:
> hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 [snip...]
> hde: [PTBL] [2498/255/63] hde1
> --- HERE HANGS ---
> The kernel hangs hare. I tryed to change many bios values (such as load
> or not scsi bios) with no results..
> The Maxtor drive works well under W2K..

I see that the Maxtor attached to external PCI controller...

I kind of reckon, if all other suggestions fail, you should attach the
drive to the onboard controller instead. Install as usual and see if it

Then we can try reparking it on the external controller. Might have to
repoint lilo.

Let's see how you progress for now.

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