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SubjectRe: IDE bug - was: Re: uncorrectable ext2 errors
On Thursday 14 of August 2003 00:36, you wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 02:21:26AM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > Jan, did removing offending lines from pdc202xx_old.c help?
> Ok, now I tried a kernel without the
> "hwif->addressing = (hwif->channel) ? 0 : 1" line in pdc202xx_old.c,
> and yes, now the 160GB drive works without aliasing parts above 137GB
> back to the beginning of the drive.
> Some simple tests (reading and writing a few 100MB of data) didn't show
> any nasty side effects. If you want me to do additional tests, please
> tell me. At the moment the drive doesn't contain any data, so I can even
> try dangerous things.

Thanks! Can you do some more testing?
LBA-48 should be (was before 2.4.20 according to previous bugreports) working
just fine, but just to make sure.

I will remove these offending lines from 2.6.x if there are no problems.


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