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SubjectRe: [git pull] IDE fixes
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On Sun, 2009-06-07 at 21:07 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > [ I also tried to encourage libata developers to look into making the needed
> > > libata changes (see my initial posting of HPA patches) and I will still be
> > > glad to help with libata patches if somebody would like to work on them
> > > (Robert? Tejun?). ]
> >
> > OK, so back off on the 2.6.30-rc7 release of this and I'll undertake to
> > get libata engaged for integrating this into both subsystems for
> > 2.6.31 ... does that sound fair?
>
> libata already is, and I've been following and reviewing the patches. The
> problem remaining is basically that this is not the time to merge
> it.

Actually, I was talking about the fallback to disabling heuristic which
this patch set introduces, and which would fix bug 13365 if it were
applied to libata, but which is the bit I think needs some testing.

> It will probably also be worth looking at the way the CD driver plays
> fast and loose with capacity when handling CD-R devices as a follow on
> from this stuff.

James




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