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    SubjectRe: sata_mv: module reloading doesn't work
    On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 10:47:07PM -0400, Mark Lord wrote:
    > Dan Aloni wrote:
    > >
    > > * Normal boot
    > > * insmod sata_mv
    > > * all is okay, as expected
    > > * rmmod sata_mv
    > > * insmod sata_mv
    > > * all is bad, as expected
    > > * kexec
    > > * insmod sata_mv
    > > * all is bad!
    > >
    > >Conclusion: sata_mv's shutdown does something bad.
    >
    > sata_mv seems to just use the default libata shutdown sequence,
    > so perhaps it's leaving the device in EDMA mode with interrupt
    > coalescing still on (from the BIOS), and interrupts are still
    > coming in or something..
    >
    > I suppose it really ought to shut down the device before exiting,
    > and maybe the default of pci_disable_device() is not enough.. ?

    BTW, can you tell what firmware version are you using? I'm
    using rev 9, perhaps it also plays some role in this problem.

    --
    Dan Aloni, Linux specialist
    XIV LTD, http://www.xivstorage.com
    da-x@monatomic.org, da-x@colinux.org, da-x@gmx.net, dan@xiv.co.il
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