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Subject[PATCH] pdc202xx.c, adds another quirk drive to the list
On Wed, Nov 14, 2001 at 09:24:05AM -0800, Wayne Whitney wrote:
> In mailing-lists.linux-kernel, you wrote:
>
> > I seem to recall when I once looked at the promise driver that there
> > was what appeared to be some form of exclusion list which included
> > several models of Quantum FireballP harddrives, but mine was not on
> > the list.
> >
> > I suspected then (I think that was sometime around 2.4.9) that if I
> > added the drive to that list that it would work, but I never tried it,
> > due to the fact that I don't know C, and was afraid of breaking it
> > more. :)
>
> OK, I'll help you try this, it is really dead easy:
>
> In the kernel tree of your choice, go the directory drivers/ide.
>
> Load pdc202xx.c in the editor of your choice.
>
>
> Recompile your kernel, try it out, and let us know if it works now.
> If it does, submit a patch. See Documentation/SubmittingPatches, and
> ask me if that is not clear.
>
>

First off, I'd like to thank you, Wayne. You've been a big help.
Attached is a patch that adds the Quantum FireballP KX27.3 harddrive to
the quirk_drives list in the Promise 202xx driver (pdc202xx.c) patches
is based off 2.4.15-pre1

Thanks folks, things work wonderfully now.

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--- drivers/ide/pdc202xx.c.orig Fri Nov 9 09:55:38 2001
+++ drivers/ide/pdc202xx.c Wed Nov 14 12:52:05 2001
@@ -230,6 +230,7 @@
"QUANTUM FIREBALLP KA6.4",
"QUANTUM FIREBALLP LM20.4",
"QUANTUM FIREBALLP KX20.5",
+ "QUANTUM FIREBALLP KX27.3",
"QUANTUM FIREBALLP LM20.5",
NULL
};
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