Re: [tested PATCH] 2.5.2-pre7 advansys SCSI adapter driver

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 07:16:08 EST

Em Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 12:50:38AM -0500, Douglas Gilbert escreveu:

> Changes were added in lk 2.5.2-pre7 to the advansys SCSI adapter driver
> that let it compile. It would seem that the author didn't have any
> appropriate hardware to check the driver (since it dies almost
> immediately and takes the machine with it).
> This patch
> will hopefully make the advansys driver useful again.
> It is not perfect but it:
> - runs on a Athlon UP box
> - runs on a dual Celeron SMP box
> - is running the machine that sent this post
> I have been running variations of this patch for the last
> 3 weeks and it has been sent to Linus and the lkml before.
> Perhaps those helpful people who send speculative fixes to Linus could
> mark them clearly as "untested".

That was the case. I said that it didn't had the board. But I planned to
get one that Riel has on his test (iirc) machine to test the patch. Now you
have fixed it, thanks.

I'll take a look at your patch and see if with your changes the
scsi_assign_lock patch that probably will appear in pre8 is still needed
for the advansys driver.

- Arnaldo
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