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Old 12-17-2008, 06:52 PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
Default Bug#404568: linux-image-2.6.18-3-686: sata ii hard disk on via chipset appeards both as hdg and as sda

On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 02:25:00PM +0100, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> Package: linux-image-2.6.18-3-686
> Version: 2.6.18-8
> Severity: normal
> The system has a VIA K8T890 CF chipset with two IDE, two SATA and two SATA II
> JMicron JMB 363 ports. The system has a DVD burner set as master on the second
> IDE interface, and a hard disk connected to the first SATA II port. The SATA II
> port can be set in the BIOS to work in either IDE or AHCI mode, but the problem
> appears in both cases.
> The problem is that the hard disk appears both as /dev/hdg (initially) and
> /dev/sda (when the SATA driver gets loaded), but accessing it via /dev/hdg
> generates lots of I/O error messages, as shown in the attached dmesg (lspci and
> dmesg outputs refer to the SATA II ports set to AHCI mode in the BIOS).
> Passing ide2=noprobe ide3=noprobe hdg=noprobe or similar options to the kernel
> (the system is set up with GRUB) has no effect, so it seems to be not possible
> to disable the (non-functional) PATA acccess to the SATA II disk.

Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?


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