problems with Via KT133(A) chipsets

Andrew Leahy aleahy at
Tue Apr 24 11:28:34 PDT 2001

John Duff wrote:
> As for linux fixes, I
> scanned the kernel mailing list archives, and while problems with Via
> chipsets seem to have been known for some time, I didn't see any cure-all
> fix mentioned.  Running the drives in slower PIO mode seems to be the only
> solid fix for now.  This problem affects mainly 2.4.x kernels, but there
> is some mention of 2.2.x possibly having problems as well.

According to

there's something addressing this in 2.4.3-ac9.  Does anybody know if this
fixes the problem?

Andrew Leahy
aleahy at

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