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Subject[patch 05/39] sata_nv: give up hardreset on nf2
2.6.28-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

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From: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>

commit 7dac745b8e367c99175b8f0d014d996f0e5ed9e5 upstream.

Kernel bz#12176 reports that nf2 hardreset simply doesn't work. Give
up. Argh...

Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Cc: Robert Hancock <hancockr@shaw.ca>
Reported-by: Saro <saro_v@hotmail.it>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

---
drivers/ata/sata_nv.c | 14 ++++++++------
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
--- a/drivers/ata/sata_nv.c
+++ b/drivers/ata/sata_nv.c
@@ -421,19 +421,21 @@ static struct ata_port_operations nv_gen
.hardreset = ATA_OP_NULL,
};

-/* OSDL bz3352 reports that nf2/3 controllers can't determine device
- * signature reliably. Also, the following thread reports detection
- * failure on cold boot with the standard debouncing timing.
+/* nf2 is ripe with hardreset related problems.
+ *
+ * kernel bz#3352 reports nf2/3 controllers can't determine device
+ * signature reliably. The following thread reports detection failure
+ * on cold boot with the standard debouncing timing.
*
* http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ide/34098
*
- * Debounce with hotplug timing and request follow-up SRST.
+ * And bz#12176 reports that hardreset simply doesn't work on nf2.
+ * Give up on it and just don't do hardreset.
*/
static struct ata_port_operations nv_nf2_ops = {
- .inherits = &nv_common_ops,
+ .inherits = &nv_generic_ops,
.freeze = nv_nf2_freeze,
.thaw = nv_nf2_thaw,
- .hardreset = nv_noclassify_hardreset,
};

/* For initial probing after boot and hot plugging, hardreset mostly


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