[LinuxBIOS] IDE become readonly, why?

Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Sat Apr 7 06:00:27 CEST 2007

Hi Beneo,

On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 06:58:22PM -0700, Beneo wrote:
> Thanks for the tips, I get it working.

Glad to hear it!

> I searched the Linux startup script, it is a RTC related, I rememer
> it is something related to Daylight saving, so I go check the RTC,
> found the IRQ for that RTC is not programmed, once I get that
> programmed, it can boot all the way now.

Aha! Could you provide a patch for the RTC IRQ issue?

> I still have a network issue, my network card can not be get a IP
> address from a DHCP server, I'm relatively sure the IRQ in MP table
> is assigned correctly, not sure why it hang yet. Other than that,
> it looks OK.

Hm. You can check if interrupts are coming through by configuring an
IP address manually and sending some pings, and then:

cat /proc/interrupts

> Thanks for the help

I'm glad it works. :)


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