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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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