:: Strange. I'm experiencing the same problem on a Promise PDC20262
:: controller card too!
:: Another thing, is that I've never, well... mostly never ;) ,
:: experienced problems with other filesystems
:: on either chipset (I know there are issues with the VIA stuff, had
:: problems with the USB stuff too,
:: makes me wonder why I bought the MB in the first place...)
:: Anyway, I'm gonna try and use a different drive and see if I experience
:: the same problems. Using a seperate
:: partition, mounted on my ext2 root, I haven't been able to make it
:: fail. Gonna install RH 71 on the XFS
:: partition and make it a root, and see if it'll fail there (as it does on
:: my Fujitsu drive)
Try booting with noapic on the command line, to see if the problems go away.
Never again VIA for me...