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SubjectRE: [patch 2.6.22-rc6] ATA: add a PCI ID for Intel Santa Rosa PATA controller
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: chunkeey@web.de [mailto:chunkeey@web.de]
>Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2007 1:30 PM
>To: Thorsten Leemhuis
>Cc: Thorsten Leemhuis; Chuck Ebbert; Jeff Garzik; IDE/ATA
>development list; Gaston, Jason D; Alan Cox;
>linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; chunkeey@web.de
>Subject: Re: [patch 2.6.22-rc6] ATA: add a PCI ID for Intel
>Santa Rosa PATA controller
>
>On Wednesday, 4. July 2007, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>>
>> Maybe Alan or someone from Intel can answer that and thus
>tell us how to
>> move forward; it would be really nice to get the patch that
>started this
>> thread (it got posted by Chuck again today) could go into
>2.6.22, but I
>> assume the time runs away...
>>
>Jeff is on holiday and Intel doesn't respond at all...
>
>So, if someone has a ICH5 or ICH7/7-R with a ATA133 captable
>HDD... could
>you please try the following patch? (Of course, I don't know
>if it works,...
>It may cause data loss, serve corruption, or damage your
>controller/hdd/pc,
>so make backups and keep a first-aid kit handy!)
>
>> > On the other hand, we can leave it, because of a
>"off-by-one error" in ata_piix.c,
>> > do_pata_set_dmamode, line ~770:
>> > [...]
>>
>
>Thanks,
> Chr.
>
>

I quickly tried this patch on an ICH7-R system with an ATA133 Maxtor HD
and it did not seem to do anything bad. I see no difference in function
or performance with the patch.

Jason
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