booting on i915 + ICH6 SATA?

Chuck Tuffli chuck_tuffli at
Tue Jun 7 06:54:12 PDT 2005

Yury Tarasievich wrote:
. ..
Was there a reason for the loader to not print something like "critical 
hardware with unknown IDs" instead of mute hanging?
The problem this patch addresses is telling the ATA driver to handle 
interrupts for this device. Without the patch, the device creates an 
interrupt storm that the kernel can't handle at that (early) stage of 

Chuck Tuffli
Agilent Technologies

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