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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] UBUNTU: SAUCE: ata_piix: defer disks to the Hyper-V drivers by default
Hello.

On 16-04-2012 15:20, Andy Whitcroft wrote:

> When we are hosted on a Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor the guest disks
> are exposed both via the Hyper-V paravirtualised drivers and via an
> emulated SATA disk drive. In this case we want to use the paravirtualised
> drivers if we can as they are much more efficient. Note that the Hyper-V
> paravirtualised drivers only expose the virtual hard disk devices, the
> CDROM/DVD devices must still be enumerated.

> Mark the host controller ATA_HOST_IGNORE_ATA to prevent enumeration of
> disk devices.

> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/929545
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/942316
> Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft<apw@canonical.com>
> ---
> drivers/ata/ata_piix.c | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 38 insertions(+)

> diff --git a/drivers/ata/ata_piix.c b/drivers/ata/ata_piix.c
> index 68013f9..05e0ffa 100644
> --- a/drivers/ata/ata_piix.c
> +++ b/drivers/ata/ata_piix.c
> @@ -1552,6 +1552,41 @@ static bool piix_broken_system_poweroff(struct pci_dev *pdev)
> return false;
> }
>
> +static int prefer_ms_hyperv = 1;
> +module_param(prefer_ms_hyperv, int, 0);
> +
> +static void piix_ignore_devices_quirk(struct ata_host *host)
> +{
> + static const struct dmi_system_id ignore_devices[] = {
> + {
> + /* On Hyper-V hypervisors the disks are exposed on
> + * both the emulated SATA controller and on the
> + * paravirtualised drivers. The CD/DVD devices
> + * are only exposed on the emulated controller.
> + * Request we * ignore ATA devices on this host.

'*' not needed here.

> + */
> + .ident = "Hyper-V Virtual Machine",
> + .matches = {
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_SYS_VENDOR,
> + "Microsoft Corporation"),
> + DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "Virtual Machine"),
> + },
> + .driver_data = (void *)ATA_HOST_IGNORE_ATA,
> + },
> +
> + { } /* terminate list */
> + };
> + const struct dmi_system_id *dmi = dmi_first_match(ignore_devices);
> +
> + if (dmi) {
> + unsigned long flags = (unsigned long)dmi->driver_data;
> +
> + host->flags |= flags;
> + dev_info(host->dev, "%s detected, device ignore set %08lx\n",

dev_dbg()?

MBR, Sergei


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