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SubjectRe: [PATCH rel.2 1/1] libata: add hotswap to sata_svw
Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 23:22 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 16:09 +0100, Martin Devera wrote:
>>> From: Martin Devera <>
>>> Add hotswap capability to Serverworks/BroadCom SATA controlers. The
>>> controler has SIM register and it selects which bits in SATA_ERROR
>>> register fires interrupt.
>>> The solution hooks on COMWAKE (plug), PHYRDY change and 10B8B decode
>>> error (unplug) and calls into Lukasz's hotswap framework.
>>> The code got one day testing on dual core Athlon64 H8SSL Supermicro
>>> MoBo with HT-1000 SATA, SMP kernel and two CaviarRE SATA HDDs in
>>> hotswap bays.
>>> Signed-off-by: Martin Devera <>
>> What became of this?
> I might be to blame for not testing it... The Xserve I had on my desk
> was too noisy for most of my co-workers so I kept delaying and forgot
> about it....
> Also the Xserve I have only has one disk, which makes hotplug testing a
> bit harder :-)

Unfortunately my box with ht1000 is already deployed. Another similar one should
arrive soon so that I'll retest it.
Just now I've VIA based mobo here - and hotswap is NOT working with it ..

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