> I tried the cvs development tree...prior to the patch you sent on this
> list yesterday.
> Same freezing problems.
> I am trying this morning with the patch. The tests are now being run on
> one pentium II(266) 128M maxtor drives PIIX and Promise controllers
> one athalon (1G) 528M maxtor drives VIA82XX and Promise controllers
> I will let you know how it goes.
This patch has worked for me when using dma on ide, and when using the
multwrite path. If you turn on kiobufs with the kio mount option, you
have to use dma, the multwrite path will panic your system. We are
working on the complete fix.
i.e. if you setup a system using
hdparm -d0 -m16 /dev/hdX
you cannot currently use the kio mount option.