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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] pata_via: Cable detect error
    Alan wrote:
    > The UDMA66 VIA hardware has no controller side cable detect bits we can
    > use. This patch minimally fixes the problem by reporting unknown in this
    > case and using drive side detection.
    >
    > The old drivers/ide code does some additional tricks but those aren't
    > appropriate now we are in -rc.
    >
    > Without this update UDMA66 via controllers run slowly. They don't fail so
    > it's a borderline call whether this is -rc material or not.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com>

    I think it's #upstream-fixes material (-rc material), and applied as such.

    Especially considering that libata pata_* drivers are not the primary
    drivers, I think it's best to forward this type of stuff, especially as
    it is indeed IMO a fix worth having.


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