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SubjectRe: Success with Promise FastTrak S150 TX4 (Re: [BK PATCHES] libata fixes)
Oliver M. Bolzer wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 12:26:21PM -0500, Jeff Garzik <> wrote...
>><> (03/11/06 1.1415)
>> [libata] fix ugly Promise interrupt masking bug
> This solved the last outstanding problem with the 4th drive and the
> driver seems to find all drives and properly boot off them, at least
> in a situation where no RAID-functionalty of the card is used. Great
> Work.

Thanks for testing.

> # A first quick run of bonnie++ seems to show 2.6.0-test9+libata several
> # %s slower then 2.4.22+ft3xx, but that might be related to differences
> # between 2.4 and 2.6.

One possibility is that queueing is not yet enabled in my sata_promise
driver. Several of the SATA drivers support having multiple commands
outstanding per driver (tagged command queueing), but I need to do a bit
more work before I can enable queueing in the core.


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