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    SubjectRe: [PATCH/2.6.17-rc4 10/10] bugs fix for marvell SATA on powerp c pl atform
    Sven Luther wrote:
    > On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 04:50:46PM -0400, Mark Lord wrote:
    >> Jeff Garzik wrote:
    >>> Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    >>>> On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 12:03 +0800, Zang Roy-r61911 wrote:
    >> ..
    >>>>> @@ -1567,13 +1570,18 @@ static void mv5_read_preamp(struct mv_ho
    >>>>> static void mv5_enable_leds(struct mv_host_priv *hpriv, void __iomem
    >>>> *mmio)
    >>>>> {
    >>>>> u32 tmp;
    >>>>> -
    >>>>> +#ifndef CONFIG_PPC
    >>>>> writel(0, mmio + MV_GPIO_PORT_CTL);
    >>>>> +#endif
    >>>> You'll have to do better here too... I don't wee why when compiled on
    >>>> PPC, this driver should "magically" not clear those bits... At the very
    >>>> least, you should test the machine type if you want to do something
    >>>> specific to your platform, but first, you'll have to convince Jeff why
    >>>> this change has to be done in the first place and if there is a better
    >>>> way to handle it.
    >>> Correct... it does seem some bugs were found, but #ifdef powerpc is
    >>> certainly out of the question. We want the driver to work without
    >>> ifdefs on all platforms.
    >> Yup. I have a powerpc platform here with PCI-X, and a PCI-X Marvell card
    >> to try in it. So I'll pick up these changes and try to integrate them a
    >> little more nicely in my internal updated driver, and then pass it on to Jeff.
    > Hi, ...
    > I am trying to use a Marvell 88SX5081 based card here in my pegasos machine,
    > and i never got it working with the libata driver, even with the patches Zang
    > provided (and 2.6.16 though, maybe i should update to a newer version). The
    > marvell provided driver worked though at some time.
    > Would it be possible to have access to your work, in order to not duplicate
    > effort or something ?

    Do you have any debug output (see top of libata.h)?


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