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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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