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SubjectRe: [git patches] libata updates
On 07/26/2012 01:05 PM, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-07-26 at 12:47 +0800, Aaron Lu wrote:
>> On 07/26/2012 05:38 AM, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>> On 07/25/2012 04:35 PM, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>>> * Updating libata to directly bind with ACPI / runtime power mgmt.
>>>> This is a pre-req for SATA ZPODD (CD-ROM power management).
>>>> Touches ACPI (exports++) and SCSI in minor ways. Has been in linux-next
>>>> for weeks.
>>>> The rest of [ZPODD] will probably come via SCSI tree, as it involves
>>>> a lot of updates to the 'sr' driver etc.
>>> BTW Lin and Aaron, note that this did not include these changes:
>>> sr: check support for device busy class events
>>> sr: support zero power ODD
>>> sr: make sure ODD is in resumed state in block ioctl
>>> as in the end I wanted to put the brakes on SCSI-touching patches. These
>>> should be able to go into James' scsi-misc tree with the other SCSI-area
>>> ZPODD changes.
>>> For those three 'sr' changes listed above, you may add
>>> Acked-by: Jeff Garzik<>
>>> when moving them over.
>> Thanks Jeff.
>> Hi James,
>> I'll prepare these dropped patches plus some other fixes for ZPODD which
>> I've sent v2 recently and merge them into v3 for you to review.
> They weren't exactly dropped ... I've been waiting for you to address
> Alan Stern's comments, since he's our resident expert on suspend/resume.

Oh, I forgot to mention, that I agree with Alan's comments and have
addressed them in my v2 patches here:

The 2 patches Alan has comments are:

Hi Alan,
Are the v2 patches look OK to you?

And James,
Do you want me to rebase these patches on top of scsi-misc tree?


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