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    SubjectRe: [BUG] ide dma_timer_expiry, then hard lockup

    Alan Cox wrote:

    >>Google seems to show that there is no publically available
    >>firmware updates for Maxtor disks.

    > There are for some but only if you irritate the tech support people.

    >>hours at high cpu usage.... There were maybe a a dozen DriveReady
    >>SeekComplete Timeout errors clustered a few minutes apart.

    > That suggests the drive is having problems occassionally and that the DMA
    > path code then blows up when they occur.

    >>Is there a way of viewing the contents of he command queue on
    >>the hard drive, to see if the command actually made it across?

    > queue ? You are overestimating IDE ;)

    He's not -- there is queued commands support since ATA[PI]-5. I'm not sure
    why but Linux decided not to support it.

    MBR, Sergei
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