Subject: Re: pciide lockup
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-install
Date: 08/22/2000 22:37:58
On Sun, Aug 06, 2000 at 05:45:45PM +0200, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> I don't think everybody should suffer a substantially slower install
> just because one class of machine might not work right..
> It's better to define some option (PCIIDE_PIIX_DONT_MATCH or something)
> and enable it in INSTALL, so that chipsets that have these problems
> are not matched by pciide, and they will fall back to wdc at isa.

I'm not sure of this. I'm not sure the problem is the controller, disk,
or bad interraction between this controller and disk.

Manuel Bouyer <>