ATA? related trouble with r300299

Kenneth D. Merry ken at FreeBSD.ORG
Tue May 24 20:56:48 UTC 2016

On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 23:54:09 +0300, Oleg V. Nauman wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 May 2016 16:17:33 you wrote:
> > Okay, I've got a basic idea of what may be going on.  The resets that are
> > getting sent are triggering another probe, which then triggers a reset,
> > which triggers a probe...and so on.
> > 
> > So here is another patch that should work for you:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > I have commented out the quirk for this drive, and the driver will now only
> > start the SMR probe on drives that claim to be SMR-capable.  So, for the
> > vast majority of drives out there right now, it won't even start the extra
> > probe steps.
>  It fixes this issue. I was able to boot with your latest patch.

Great!  I'll check it in with that fix as well as a quirk entry.  That way,
if we have other reasons later on to issue a read log, we'll know that
it doesn't work for those drives.

Kenneth Merry
ken at FreeBSD.ORG

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