system hangs with all-generic-ide & irqpoll
alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri Feb 2 10:26:44 UTC 2007
> I'm using the latest kernel 2.6.19, but that still doesn't recognise the
> ide or PATA components. While using all-generic-ide & irqpoll does
Which are what hardware
> allow those items to be recognised the system runs slower and
> will freeze randomly, requiring a reboot. I use kde as my desktop.
irqpoll is something you should only need on boxes with BIOS problems, so
when irqpoll is required.
> I have applied the latest BIOS updates from Intel, so other
> than wait for a kernel update, what to do?
Drop a note to Arjan van de Ven <arjan at linux.intel.com>, he may be
interested if its an Intel produced board and failing, as he is keeper of
the Linux test kit for BIOS folks and the like.
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