Re: [PATCH] IDE udma_status = 0x76 and 2.5.30...

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Aug 05 2002 - 16:42:20 EST

On Mon, 2002-08-05 at 21:08, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> If we examine Table 2-3 of the Retired SFF-8038i rev 1.0 the only document
> to describe the behaviors of Bus Master IDE Status Register.
> It is a R/W field.

Andre - you are assuming the drive vendor follows 8038i and didnt just
leave the reserved bits random. At that point 0x76 makes reasonable
sense since its two DMA capable devices + a reserved bit and interrupt
with bus master error.

Which simply means the code is still broken rather than anything truely
insane is happening.


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