Decision time.... should NATA become the default for this release?

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Fri Jun 1 10:43:19 PDT 2007

:I have a laptop at home which doesn't work with NATA, because binaries 
:seemingly segfault randomly. I think several other people also have seen 
:similar errors. Thomas Spanjaard suspected this might be an interrupt 
:issue but so far has been unable to reproduce it because none of his 
:hardware exhibits the bug (another box I have runs fine with NATA).

    Ok, it sounds like you and Sepherosa have the same issue.  Please
    report the atapci*, ata*, and ad* lines in the dmesg / console output.

    Sepherosa reported:

atapci0: <Intel ICH3 ATA100 controller> port
ad0: 76319MB <Hitachi HTS541280H9AT00> [155061/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA100

    I'm wondering if your laptop detects the same controller.  If so it
    could simply be broken settings for that particular controller.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at>

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