[Bug 53754] Re: ata_piix problem with Intel ICH7 chipset

Christian Mayrhuber christian.mayrhuber at gmx.net
Wed Mar 28 20:28:51 UTC 2007

Sorry, this timeout setting doesn't work.
The freezes are pretty obvious, everything except the mousepointer seems  
to stall.
After that you can see timeout errors in dmesg.

Cheers, Christian

On Mon, 26 Mar 2007 09:02:15 +0200, live_linux_secure  
<francois.vaningelgom at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all i didn't try the "echo "1" >  
> /sys/bus/scsi/devices/0:0:0:0/timeout" but i tried to search why it was  
> freezing and i saw somewhere (maybe is it stupid?) that it was due to  
> the ata_piix  driver which control both SATA and PATA. From this i  
> thought that i could try to add a boot option like "noata_piix". I  
> thought that it wouldn't boot but it booted...
> Sadly it was still freezing. But i tried with a cd in the drive, i'm  
> running for 20hours now and no freeze... What's your method to detect  
> freeze you also use dmesg?
> I'm running ubuntu feisty beta with the generic kernel 2.6.20-12-generic  
> and with Acer AWSMI (i think).
> Francois

ata_piix problem with Intel ICH7 chipset

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