[LinuxBIOS] confirmed: via epia IDE now broken

Ronald G Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Wed Jan 18 20:19:53 CET 2006

Richard Smith wrote:
> On 1/18/06, Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> wrote:
>>somewhere, somebody busted something somehow.
>>anybody wanna guess?
>>boot: hda1:/vmlinuz-normal initrd=hda1:/initrd-normal.gz  root=/dev/ram0
>>ide_probe: ide_probe: drive 0
>>ide_probe: ide_probe: base 0x0xnide_bus_floating: reg 0x1f7 status 0x50
>>ide_software_reset: Waiting for ide0 to become ready for reset... ok
>>IDE time out
>>No drive detected on IDE channel 0
> Search the archives.. I think this has come up before.  I remember
> someone haveing trouble with thier base address ending up as zero but
> I don't remember if it was epia.
> --
> Richard A. Smith

it may actually be ok. I am trying a tiny linux now for fun, filo is a 
little limiting.


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