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    Subject[PATCH 3/4] Update documentation of HDIO_DRIVE_RESET ioctl
    Alter the entry for HDIO_DRIVE_RESET in Documentation/ioctl/hdio.txt to
    reflect a functional change in the driver. Besides, the entry has been
    inaccurate before.

    Signed-off-by: Elias Oltmanns <>

    Documentation/ioctl/hdio.txt | 6 +++---
    1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/Documentation/ioctl/hdio.txt b/Documentation/ioctl/hdio.txt
    index c19efde..a859734 100644
    --- a/Documentation/ioctl/hdio.txt
    +++ b/Documentation/ioctl/hdio.txt
    @@ -508,12 +508,12 @@ HDIO_DRIVE_RESET execute a device reset

    error returns:
    EACCES Access denied: requires CAP_SYS_ADMIN
    + EBUSY Device busy: reset operation in progress already


    - Abort any current command, prevent anything else from being
    - queued, execute a reset on the device, and issue BLKRRPART
    - ioctl on the block device.
    + Execute a reset on the device as soon as the current IO
    + operation has completed.

    Executes an ATAPI soft reset if applicable, otherwise
    executes an ATA soft reset on the controller.

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