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SubjectRe: Problem in IDE Disks cache handling in kernel 2.4.XX
On Fri, Jan 10 2003, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-01-10 at 13:03, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> > Oh, just let the darn thing barf a 0x51/0x04 is fine with me!
> > Just an abort/unsupported command.
>
> Sounds ok to me. We do need a barfsupressor option so we can issue
> commands that may fail without confusing the user (eg multiwrite setup)
>
> ie
> ide_hwif_barfsupress(hwif);
> ide_command....
>
> That's very much true irrespective of the flush thing

In the barrier patches, I just used drive->quiet to supress ide_error()
complaining too much (on cache flushes, too). Whether that's per-drive
of per-hwif entity, dunno...

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Jens Axboe

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