Subject: Re: VIA VT8237 SATA & NetBSD -- 'lost interrupt'
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/10/2005 21:37:27
On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 11:28:28AM -0500, wrote:
> Hi, I am having a problem installing NetBSD/amd64 2.0 on my system. I have
> an AMD Athlon 64 3200+ processor, an MSI K8TM-ILSR motherboard, and a WD
> Raptor 36GB SATA disk. I boot the install system, and as the kernel
> message go by, I see an error right after detecting the hard drive (it
> also hangs at this point for a second). After the kernel is done loading,
> I hit ‘enter’ for English, ‘enter’ to install NetBSD to disk, and yes to
> continue at which point it hangs for a few seconds, I then get the
> following messages which are the ones similar to when the system was
> booting up…
> viaide0:0:0: lost interrupt
> type: ata tc_bcount: 512 tc_skip: 0

Do you also see such messages when it probes the drives, before the sysinst
screen ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference