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SubjectRe: Silicon Image 3112A SATA trouble
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On Sunday 30 of November 2003 18:19, Prakash K. Cheemplavam wrote:
> Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > In 2.6.x there is no max_kb_per_request setting in
> > /proc/ide/hdx/settings. Therefore
> > echo "max_kb_per_request:128" > /proc/ide/hde/settings
> > does not work.
> >
> > Hmm. actually I was under influence that we have generic ioctls in 2.6.x,
> > but I can find only BLKSECTGET, BLKSECTSET was somehow lost. Jens?
> >
> > Prakash, please try patch and maybe you will have 2 working drivers now
> > :-).
>
> OK, this driver fixes the transfer rate problem. Nice, so I wanted to do
> the right thing, but it didn't work, as you explained... Thanks.

Cool.

> Nevertheless there is still the issue left:
>
> hdparm -d1 /dev/hde makes the drive get major havoc (something like:
> ide: dma_intr: status=0x58 { DriveReady, SeekCOmplete, DataRequest}
>
> ide status timeout=0xd8{Busy}; messages taken from swsups kernal panic
> ). Have to do a hard reset. I guess it is the same reason why swsusp
> gets a kernel panic when it sends PM commands to siimage.c. (Mybe the
> same error is in libata causing the same kernel panic on swsusp.)
>
> Any clues?

Strange. While doing 'hdparm -d1 /dev/hde' the same code path is executed
which is executed during boot so probably device is in different state or you
hit some weird driver bug :/.

And you are right, thats the reason why swsusp panics.

--bart

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