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SubjectRe: [IDE] trying to make MO drive work with ide-floppy/ide-cd
On Tue, May 06 2003, Pascal Schmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 6 May 2003, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > You can play with the c code, you've demonstrated that much so far. So
> > play some more, find out which commands are aborted and why. The log
> > messages even tell you which ones. Now find out if these are necessary
> > for proper MO functionality or not. Or maybe some vital commands are
> > even missing, lots of fun there :). But it really should not be very
> > hard.
> Ok, I got a little bit further with the patch below. I can mount to disk
> read-write and do a few things:
> $ mount -t ext2 /dev/hde /mnt/mo
> $ echo "foo" > /mnt/mo/bar
> $ cat /mnt/mo/bar
> foo
> $ sync
> No problem so far. But then
> $ umount /mnt/mo
> gets me:
> ------------[ cut here ]------------
> kernel BUG at fs/buffer.c:2607!

Not good. Does it work correctly with 2kb block size? I would not be
surprised if ide-cd had multi page bio bugs...

> My patch:

Not bad, see that wasn't so hard. Does it load ide-cd without errors
with this one?

Jens Axboe

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