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Re: F7t2 and QA Meeting



On Tuesday 20 February 2007, Tom Brinkman wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 February 2007, Jay Cliburn wrote:
> > Will Woods wrote:
> > > As Jesse announced on fedora-devel-list, the code freeze for
> > > Fedora 7, Test 2 is today (this evening, US EST).
> >
> > I'm not sure when you intend to freeze the kernel for F7T2
> > (perhaps today?), but the current kernel -git, along with the
> > existing rawhide 2930 and 2932 kernels (and maybe the previous
> > one, too), won't boot from a VIA SATA 6420, 6421, or 8237A
> > controller.  I'd guess this affects a pretty good number F7
> > testers who use SATA on a VIA chipset motherboard.
> >
> > A patch to fix the problem was accepted into the libata tree
> > this morning, so it should show up in the mainline kernel -git
> > soon.
> >
> > Jay
>
>   +1   Mine is a 6420.  Boot is on pata
> 00:0f.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc.
> VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
>
>     ....but I have a sata storage drive that prevents boot.
> 00:0f.0 RAID bus controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VIA VT6420
> SATA RAID Controller (rev 80)
>
>   2.6.20-1.2925.fc7  boots with no problems

    2936 fixed my sata issues.   Thanks!

-- 
    Tom Brinkman                        Corpus Christi, Texas


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