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SubjectRe: [KERNEL 2.6.26-rc4] bugreport : pata_pcmcia with Sandisk Extreme III 8GB
Komuro wrote:
> Dear Tejun
>
>>>>>> pcmcia: registering new device pcmcia1.1
>>>>>> 1.1: GetNextTuple: No more items
>>>>>> pata_pcmcia: probe of 1.1 failed with error -12
>
> The patch "libata: kill hotplug related race condition"
> introduced the pata_pcmcia error.
>
> Please fix this problem.
>
>
> Best Regards
> Komuro
>
>>> f046519fc85a8fdf6a058b4ac9d897cdee6f3e52 is first bad commit
> commit f046519fc85a8fdf6a058b4ac9d897cdee6f3e52
> Author: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon May 19 01:15:08 2008 +0900
>
> libata: kill hotplug related race condition
>
> Originally, whole reset processing was done while the port is frozen
> and SError was cleared during @postreset(). This had two race
> conditions. 1: hotplug could occur after reset but before SError is
> cleared and libata won't know about it. 2: hotplug could occur after
> all the reset is complete but before the port is thawed. As all
> events are cleared on thaw, the hotplug event would be lost.

Interesting! Thanks for the diagnosis...

Jeff





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