Latest Lucid kernel (2.6.32-20) chokes on my hardware

Bruno Girin brunogirin at
Mon Apr 12 12:50:29 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 12:09 +0530, Vishal Rao wrote:
> Bruno,
> What are your hardware specs and SSD model?
> Try passing " libata.force=noncq " as kernel boot param and see if it helps?
> Helps with my Intel DP5DP motherboard and Crucial M225 SSD (IndiLinux
> barefoot controller/firmware)...
> Vishal

Thanks Vishal, I'll try that. The SSD is a Transcend TS64GSSD25-M: I
needed a PATA drive as it's an old laptop and that was the best model I

I notice that your patch[1] talks about ATA errors in dmesg. How do you
identify those if there are any? I don't find anything that looks out of
place when I run: dmesg | grep -i ata

Anyway, I'll try to dig a bit deeper and will post my findings on the
forums which, as Luke says, is probably the better place for that sort
of discussions.


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