Request for testing: ata(4) MFC

Søren Schmidt sos at FreeBSD.ORG
Sun Oct 5 11:51:25 UTC 2008

On 5Oct, 2008, at 13:04 , Marius Strobl wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 07:38:09PM +0400, Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:
>> Hi, All.
>> I prepared patch to make MFC of ata(4) driver into RELENG_7
>> before 7.1-RELEASE. Depending on results of the testing patch
>> will be commited or not (if some regressions will be detected).
>> So if you want or just can test it, please try and report here.
> One regression of the post-PM code is that support for some
> Promise controllers is broken in that probing drives causes
> a hang. In my case it's a FasTrak S150 TX4 with a PDC20319
> but there are also other variants affected, see f.e.:
> 085923.html

I'm aware of the Promise problems and its on my TODO list, just havn't  
gotten around to it yet.
When I have the current floating patch for splitting up ata-chipset.c  
in vendor specific files I'll have a go on that report (makes it lots  
easier to work with).


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