Simonas L.

SATA (Hitachi 500GB) would not be detected by kernel

Discussion created by Simonas L. on Mar 30, 2012
Latest reply on May 9, 2012 by dan zhou

Hello,

With latest ltib uboot and kernel (L2.6.35_11.09.01_ER_source with L2.6.35_MX53_201112_Patches.tar.gz applied do not detect SATA HDD (other kernels from Linaro succeed to boot from this HDD...), all CONFIG_SATA_* options are enabled (here's the .config: http://pastebin.com/aS2Mcahr). The output speaks for itself:

U-Boot 2009.08 (Mar 06 2012 - 10:14:53)
...
MX53-LOCO U-Boot > sata init
AHCI 0001.0100 32 slots 1 ports 3 Gbps 0x1 impl SATA mode
flags: ncq stag pm led clo only pmp pio slum part
SATA Device Info:
S/N: 081006BK0F00VEGBM9AB
Product model number: Hitachi HTS545050KTA300
Firmware version: BKFOC60M
Capacity: 976773168 sectors
...
Linux version 2.6.35.3-1129-g691c08a (sledges@quercus) (gcc version 4.4.4 (4.4.4_09.06.2010) ) #5 PREEMPT Wed Mar 21 14:53:34 GMT 2012
...
ata1: link is slow to respond, please be patient (ready=0)
ata1: softreset failed (device not ready)

Kind regards, hope we could fix this, many thanks in advance;

Simonas

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