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SubjectRe: PS/2 Esdi patch #8
On Thu, May 24 2001, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Hal Duston wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hal Duston
> >
> You PS/2 ESDI guys might want to set the max sectors for your
> driver - old default used to be 128, currently 255 (which maybe
> hardware can handle ok?) - the xd and hd drivers were broken until
> a similar fix was added to them.
> Probably makes sense for driver to set it regardless, seeing
> as default (MAX_SECTORS) has changed several times over last
> few months. At least then it will be under driver control
> and not at the mercy of some global value.

You might want to assign that max_sect array too, otherwise it's just
going to waste space :-)

Take a look at how ps2esdi handles requests -- always processing just
the first segment. Alas, it doesn't matter how big the request is.

Jens Axboe

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