Re: [PATCH] Oops when requesting SiS IDE driver info, plus typo fix

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 17:51:59 EST

On Thu, 1 Jun 2000 wrote:

> Hello,
> In Linux-2.4.0test1-ac7 I get the following oops when trying to
> cat /proc/ide/sis
> Using debugging printk's, I traced it to line 185 of file sis5513.c
> where the UDMA cycle time is printed.
> The OOPS goes away when I remove the __initdata from the definition of
> the arrays.
> I also have some doubt about line 188 btw, where the Data Active Time
> is printed using reg for both channels (instead of using reg1 for the
> 2nd channel).
> I fixed both in the included patch.
> Other IDE drivers might have the same problem, but I haven't looked at
> that since I currently don't have hardware to test that on.

And indeed they have. I get oops with /proc/ide/via. Good thing is that
all these oopses are easy to fix.

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bkz>

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