Subject: Re: DMA and interrupt errors on DS10?
To: Brad Beck <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jarkko Teppo <email@example.com>
Date: 02/15/2005 15:00:09
On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 04:12:18AM +0100, Brad Beck wrote:
> For the record, I get the same errors on my PWS 600au MiataGL. I get
> numerous 'stray irq' messages until it downgrades to PIO mode 4. The
> root and other system partitions are mounted from 2 SCSI disks connected
> to the onboard controller. 1 Western Digital 80GB HDD is the primary
> master IDE drive (no slave) and mounts /home on /dev/wd0a. 1 Toshiba
> CD-ROM is the secondary master IDE drive (also no slave).
> I've swapped everything possible at the hardware level in
> troubleshooting this. It is most certainly not a hardware issue.
I had similar problems with an Alphastation 500/500 (and AS 600, AS 1000)
with hpt366 (hotrod) and a controller based on sil 0680. Instead of stray
interrupts I got lost interrupts.
... and so on. IIRC I never got any combination to work really well before
the AS500 went kaput.