Subject: Re: kern/11293: UDMA is unstable on Iwill VD133PL (Apollo MVP3, IDE rev 0x10)
To: Todd P. Whitesel <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/30/2000 20:57:57
On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 05:34:20AM -0800, Todd P. Whitesel wrote:
> > Whether it is a pair of defective boards, or a real design flaw in the
> > VD133PL or the VIA 133Pro itself, I don't know.
> > 
> > But I'm losing my patience with these systems and need one of them deployed
> > yesterday, so I am going to see if I can get the computer store to let me
> > try a newer i815 board in these guys before I buy it.
> Okay, I now have a pair of Asus CUSL2 (i815E) motherboards and the problems
> are gone. I've had UDMA66 blasting for over a day with no failures; same
> processors, memory and everything else.
> Can I file a PR against the buggy VIA chipset???

Would be good to collect more data, in order to determine if it's a chipset
or motherboard problem.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.