ATA resetting when accessing DVDs (VIA 8237A controller)
Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Tue Feb 19 12:14:41 UTC 2008
On Tuesday 19 February 2008 11:00:28 Simon Andrews wrote:
> Nico Sabbi wrote:
> > Il Sunday 17 February 2008 10:29:03 dexter ha scritto:
> >> On Sat February 16 2008 08:50:48 Nico Sabbi wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I have those very frequent resets when accessing my IDE dvd,
> >>> especially (but not only) after a cold boot.
> >>> UDF-fs INFO UDF 0.9.8.1 (2004/29/09) Mounting volume
> >>> 'ATONEMENT', timestamp 2007/11/09 03:21 (103c) ata3.00:
> >>> exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action 0x2 frozen
> >>> ata3.00: cmd a0/00:00:00:00:20/00:00:00:00:00/a0 tag 0 cdb 0x1e
> >>> data 0 res 40/00:03:00:00:00/00:00:00:00:00/b0 Emask 0x4
> >>> (timeout) ata3: soft resetting port
> >>> ata3: port is slow to respond, please be patient (Status 0xd0)
> >>> ata3: SRST failed (errno=-16)
> >> It doesn't look that serious 'I think', hit bugzilla and look at
> >> these for more info #243238 #245426 add to or open at your
> >> leisure.
> > looking at those bugzilla entries the issue seems to be still
> > unfixed; it is a serious problem: every kind of cd/dvd access
> > from that point onward requires a reboot. Apparently libata is to
> > blame; I'll recompile the kernel without libata (hoping that both
> > SATA and PATA are still accessible) until that bug is fixed
> I've also got this problem (BZ#379771). In my case and many others
> the work round is to add the following to the kernel boot options:
> It's still annoying that this has been hanging around for so long.
that, if I understand correctly, means "when using libata enable dma
only for disks (not on cd/tape/etc)" correct?
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