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SubjectRe: More on the IDE multiwrite problem
>>>>> "Mark" == Mark Lord <> writes:

Mark> TenThumbs wrote:
>> Do you have a patch to try?

Mark> Yup. Attached.

Mark> Could you tell me more about your system? Eg.. what IDE chipset
Mark> is having the problem, does it share interrupts with anything,
Mark> and is your kernel SMP, or UP?

Isn't there a way to disable the interrupt in the IDE controller's
registers? Using disable_irq is nasty since many IDE controllers, in
particular on non x86, run with shared interrupts.

Time to introduce HWIF(drive)->{enable,disable}_device_irq() ?


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