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SubjectRe: SATA status reports update
Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Prakash Punnoor wrote:
>> Well, how would one debug it w/o hw docs? Or is it possible to compare
>> the patch with a working driver for another chipset?
>
> Well, it is based off of the standard ADMA[1] specification, albeit with
> modifications. There is pdc_adma.c, which is also based off ADMA. And
> the author (from NVIDIA) claims that the driver worked at one time, so
> maybe it is simply bit rot that broke the driver.
>
> If I knew the answer, it would be fixed, so the best answer
> unfortunately is "who knows".
>
> I wish I had the time. But I also wish I had a team of programmers
> working on libata, too ;-)

Do you know exactly what is allegedly broken in that version? I see that
there are some functions which are just "TODO"..

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