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SubjectRe: ASUS CD ROM 340 & 2.1.129+ dont work but work fine with 2.0.35+
Jens Axboe wrote:
> Could you try this patch out and see if it makes any difference at all?
> It's a dump of what I currently have in my tree, but I included a patch
> for probe_capabilities (still doesn't try and gather sensible settings
> for the drive, but it is more aggressive when probing).

ok, I went home, downloaded 2.2.2-pre4, applied your patch, and this is
what I get now:

PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
PIIX4: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007, BIOS settings: hda:pio, hdb:pio
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, hdd:pio
hda: Maxtor 85120A8, ATA DISK drive
hdb: probing with STATUS(0x00) instead of ALTSTATUS(0x50)
hdb: probing with STATUS(0x00) instead of ALTSTATUS(0x50)
hdc: WPI CDS-32X, ATAPI CDROM drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hda: Maxtor 85120A8, 4884MB w/256kB Cache, CHS=9924/16/63, DMA
FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
Partition check:
hda: hda1 hda2 hda3
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 36k freed
Adding Swap: 130748k swap-space (priority -1)
NET3: Unix domain sockets 0.16 for Linux NET3.038.
tulip.c:v0.89H 5/23/98
eth0: Digital DS21140 Tulip at 0x6800, 00 40 05 a3 07 16, IRQ 9.
eth0: EEPROM default media type Autosense.
eth0: Index #0 - Media MII (#11) described by a 21140 MII PHY (1)
eth0: MII transceiver found at MDIO address 0, config 1000 status 782d.
eth0: Advertising 01e1 on PHY 0, previously advertising 01e1.
eth0: Advertising 01e1 on PHY 0 (0).
hdc: DMA disabled
hdc: ATAPI reset complete
hdc: ATAPI reset complete
ide-cd: probing capabilities of hdc failed.
Uniform CDROM driver Revision: 2.52
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide1(22,0)

I have no idea what is wrong with this drive; it is spare at the moment,
so I can box it up and ship it to whomever wants to bang on it. (I
bought a Plextor 32x SCSI, since I also have a Mitsumi 2x CD-writer)

Thomas Davis | PDSF Project Leader |
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