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SubjectRe: SATA DOM is not identified by ata_piix module
Mao Rui wrote:
> I tried to nail down when the problem was introduced. I compiled some
> official kernel release. Here is the result.
> 2.6.17.14 IDE -- Failed SATA -- passed
> 2.6.18 IDE -- Failed SATA -- failed
> 2.6.18.8 IDE -- Failed SATA -- failed
> 2.6.24-rc7-git6 IDE -- passed SATA DOM -- failed
> linux-2.6.24-rc8-git1 IDE -- passed SATA -- failed
> All IDE failed reason is xfermode error, and all SATA failure is IDENTIFY
> error.
>
> As you can find out, the failure of SATA DOM was introduced from kernel
> 2.6.18.
>
> I'm not good at low level driver programming, so I cannot find out the root
> cause by myself. But if Alan or someone else needs more info or wants to
> test the patch, I'm glad to do it in my platform.

Does the attached patch make any difference?

--
tejun
diff --git a/drivers/ata/libata-core.c b/drivers/ata/libata-core.c
index ce803d1..76d779a 100644
--- a/drivers/ata/libata-core.c
+++ b/drivers/ata/libata-core.c
@@ -1975,17 +1975,21 @@ int ata_dev_read_id(struct ata_device *dev, unsigned int *p_class,
*/
if (ata_id_major_version(id) < 4 || !ata_id_has_lba(id)) {
err_mask = ata_dev_init_params(dev, id[3], id[6]);
- if (err_mask) {
+ if (err_mask == 0) {
+ /* current CHS translation info (id[53-58])
+ * might be changed. reread the identify
+ * device info.
+ */
+ flags &= ~ATA_READID_POSTRESET;
+ goto retry;
+ } else if (err_mask == AC_ERR_DEV) {
+ ata_dev_printk(dev, KERN_INFO,
+ "INIT_DEV_PARAMS rejected by device\n");
+ } else {
rc = -EIO;
reason = "INIT_DEV_PARAMS failed";
goto err_out;
}
-
- /* current CHS translation info (id[53-58]) might be
- * changed. reread the identify device info.
- */
- flags &= ~ATA_READID_POSTRESET;
- goto retry;
}
}
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