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SubjectRe: 2.4.22-rc2 ext2 filesystem corruption
On Maw, 2003-08-12 at 22:36, Martin Maney wrote:
> but that made no difference. I popped a CMD648-based card in, disabled
> the on-board Promise chip, and it booted right up and works fine with
> 22-rc2. So if the .id -> .present is the only change that affected the
> Promise driver (I did some looking for obvious, but gave up after
> realizing that unless the change actually had a /* borks Promise IDE
> controllers*/ in it I wouldn't be likely to recognize it), then I guess
> that's it.

That change simple turns

speed = random()?33:66 (but never > drive allows)
speed = correct value

in the pdc202xx_old driver. There are many things it can trigger but I
cannot conceive how it can be wrong itself. And not fixing it leaves it
definitely wrong

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