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SubjectRe: [Kernel 2.5] Qlogic 2x00 driver
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You might wanna look at version 6.01 instead. I say this because it's
*not* a beta driver.


On Tue, 2002-10-15 at 21:51, Michael Clark wrote:
> Version 6.1b5 does appear to be a big improvement from looking
> at the code (certainly much more readable than version 4.x end earlier).
>
> Although the method for creating the different modules for
> different hardware is pretty ugly.
>
> in qla2300.c
>
> #define ISP2300
> [snip]
> #include "qla2x00.c"
>
> in qla2200.c
>
> #define ISP2200
> [snip]
> #include "qla2x00.c"
>
> I'm sure this would have to go before it got it.
>
> ~mc
>
> On 10/16/02 03:53, Simon Roscic wrote:
> > On Tuesday 15 October 2002 21:31, Arjan van de Ven <arjanv@redhat.com> wrote:
> >
> >>Oh so you haven't notices how it buffer-overflows the kernel stack, how
> >>it has major stack hog issues, how it keeps the io request lock (and
> >>interrupts disabled) for a WEEK ?
>
> This may have been the cause of problems I had running qla driver with
> lvm and ext3 - I was getting ooops with what looked like corrupted bufferheads.
>
> This was happening in pretty much all kernels I tried (a variety of
> redhat kernels and aa kernels). Removing LVM has solved the problem.
> Although i was blaming LVM - maybe it was a buffer overflow in qla driver.
>
> The rh kernel I tried had quite an old version (4.31) of the driver
> suffered from problems recovering from LIP resets. The latest 6.x drivers
> seem to handle this much better.
>
> ~mc
>
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