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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RFT 7/7] firewire: sbp2: add workarounds for 2nd and 3rd generation iPods
    On Wednesday 28 January 2009 17:18:41 Jarod Wilson wrote:
    > >   - Is the "no page tables" workaround really necessary for 2nd gen.
    > >     iPods, or is the 128k limit sufficient as reported for the Ubuntu
    > >     8.10 kernel?
    > Looks to me like the no page tables workaround isn't needed. I could
    > have sworn the defaults w/this patch (workarounds 0x48) was actually
    > causing dd to fail last night, but I haven't been able to reproduce
    > that failure, now that I'm trying (maybe I this ipod mixed up with one
    > of the others in the pile...).

    Yep, I'm a dummy. The failure I was thinking of was w/the completely
    flaky 3rd-gen iPod, just went back and looked at logs.

    So far as I can tell, I'm thinking 128k limit + fix capacity should be
    okay for both the 2nd and 3rd-gen iPods, and if someone comes up with
    evidence that the 2nd-gen does something badly w/the fix capacity
    workaround enabled, then we revisit trying to apply the workarounds
    more narrowly somehow.

    Jarod Wilson

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