Problem with ide-cs

Dominik Brodowski linux at
Sat Jul 30 01:28:26 EDT 2011


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:14:20PM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> With kernel 3.0, my external hard drive attached to a PCMCIA card reports 
> "irq 11: nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll" option)". The 
> driver in question is ide-cs. When I try irqpoll, the device works 
> correctly. Naturally, the interrupt is shared with yenta, the PCMCIA 
> adapter driver. In addition, that same interrupt is used by a BCM4318 
> Cardbus device.
> I plan on preparing a Bugzilla entry for this problem, but I'm not quite 
> ready. What I would like to know if there is any documentation on what 
> kinds of changes are needed to fix the problem.

Let me guess: it worked fine in 2.6.39, or .38? Output of "lspci -vv",
"dmesg" for a working and a non-working kernel would be good starting points
for trying to debug this issue.


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