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SubjectRe: [PATCH, RFT, v4] sata_mv: convert to new EH
Dave Dillow wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-05-26 at 16:56 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Dave, any chance you could try 2.6.22-rc3 + my v4 patch, on a different
>> hard drive? Preferably a non-Maxtor, or at least not another Maxtor
>> 6L200S0. If that's a big deal, don't worry about it. I just want to
>> rule out buggy firmware and/or bad hard drive in your case.
> It is likely I can come up with at least one, and maybe two if I
> cannibalize my main machine... do you want results under all three
> kernels or just the v4 patch?

Mainly the v4 patch, but an it-works test on 2.6.22-rc3 just for
sanity's sake would be useful as well.

If you have time, check both new and old drives with SMART
smartctl -d ata -t long /dev/blahblah

to make sure the extended tests don't find anything wrong. Extended
tests usually take 30-90 minutes. You can access the hard drive while
the extended test is running, but I/O will be slower for obvious reasons.


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