SATA still a problem in FC4? "loading sata_sil....disabling IRQ #11"
At the release of FC3 I attempted to install it on my dual-boot PC with two DiamondMax 9000 SATA drives. I got what seems to be a very common error:
loading sata_sil... disabling IRQ #11 (or very similar)
It seems to have been a common problem mentioned many times, for example:
I don't think I'm comfortable enough in building kernels etc, and like the example above, don't have a PATA drive to avoid the issue completely. So I stuck with FC2 (which installs flawlessly) in the hope that in FC4 the issue would be resolved.
Unfortunately have just tried to install FC4 this is still a problem.
Can anyone out there suggest a solution? Or am I going to be stuck at FC2 forever???? :mad:
AMD Athlon XP 2600+
NF24-ALH: NVIDIA nForce2 DDR SOCKET A Motherboard
Silicon Image SiI 3112 SATALink Controller card (PCI)
1 X Maxtor 6 Y080 M0 DiamondMax Plus 9 (80GB) with FC2
1 X Maxtor 6 Y120 M0 DiamondMax Plus 9 (120 GB) with WinXP + swap
Would appreciate any pointers at all that people could offer! :D
I had the same problem
(even resolved to disabling all irq to no prevail)
Then I restored bios defaults and guess what, no more disable irq lockup:jawa:
In BIOS, try disabling the 'enhanced mode' for PATA drives. It is ok to set the 'enhanced' mode for SATA drives. There is very few info about it, I found it by trial and error. My motherboard is Asus P4P800
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