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Re: promise NEITHER IDE PORT ENABLED



Javi Pardo (DAKOTA) wrote:
> Hello
> I am Installed RH 8 with standard kernel 2.4.18
> i am downloaded the kernel 2.4.20 from kernel.org and i am problem with Promise 

Could you please test 2.4.21-rc1? It has newer IDE and could help.

> PDC20267: Neither ide ports enabled in bios
> 
> the motheboard is the tyan Tiger200T, this model have promise ATA100 inside
> 
> i am selected this options in the kernel

The options look good, but 2.4.20 has some Promise IDE flaws which could
cause your problem.

> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_PDC202XX=y
> # CONFIG_PDC202XX_BURST is not set
> CONFIG_PDC202XX_FORCE=y
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_VIA82CXXX=y
> # CONFIG_IDE_CHIPSETS is not set
> CONFIG_IDEDMA_AUTO=y
> # CONFIG_IDEDMA_IVB is not set
> # CONFIG_DMA_NONPCI is not set
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE_MODES=y
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_ATARAID=y
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_ATARAID_PDC=y
> # CONFIG_BLK_DEV_ATARAID_HPT is not set
> 
> I need help, i am read this list and the option CONFIG_PDC202XX_FORCE=y is the solution, but no work.. why?

Please try 2.4.21-rc1 and report back to this list.

Regards,
Carl-Daniel

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