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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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