Subject: Re: sis964 and lost interrupt
To: None <>
From: Jorgen Lundman <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/19/2004 10:03:05
We installed Windows in the hopes that that too would fail, and we could blame 
hardware. But unfortunately it runs without problems there.

I will have to disable siside1 and go without two HDDs until there can be a 
patch to this driver.

If there is anything else I can go to help track this down, feel free to email 
me instructions.


Jorgen Lundman wrote:
> Naturally, I probably was not clear. Tried NetBSD-2.0RC install and 
> GENERIC. They didn't see it at all. We tried to patch around it like it 
> was a 963 but that did not go so well. We then fetched the -current 
> kernel, to try. Which attaches (eventually, takes about 10 minutes to 
> boot) but fires away with the "lost interrupt" problem. Then we went to 
> try disabling everything. Only tried MP kernel to make sure the system 
> is otherwise fine.
> Currently it is UP kernel, with siside0 only (so that it doesn't attach 
> siside1) so we can use it until there is a fix for it.
> Lund
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 01:07:48PM +0900, Jorgen Lundman wrote:
>>> NetBSD-2.0RC4 and current (20041015). asus p4s800d with latest v1011 
>>> bios. The first PATA chains appear good, but the SATA chain gets 
>>> "lost interrupt". The dmesg is attached.
>>> I have been searching archives, and someone suggested perhaps they 
>>> could not do UDMA at 512 sized blocks, so I forced PIO mode (flags 
>>> 0x0ffc) but that made no difference. Attempted to join the drives as 
>>> a raid, and have the unit see the raid instead of wd4 and wd5. No 
>>> difference. Nothing else is on irq 11.
>>> Also tried disabling anything we don't need, USB and that. Someone 
>>> else had success turning on debug prints, but that made no difference 
>>> to us.
>>> Without those two drives plugged in it works great. Even with MP build.
>>> siside.c latest we've tried is v1.13
>> Did you try with a UP kernel ?

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