Re: [PATCH] siimage: DRAC4 note
From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Date: Tue Feb 20 2007 - 13:42:38 EST
On Tuesday 20 February 2007 17:56, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Alan wrote:
> > The Dell DRAC4 has some interesting features including effectively hot
> > unplugging/replugging the virtual CD interface when the DRAC is reset.
> > This often causes drivers/ide/siimage to panic but is ok with the rather
> > smarter code in libata.
> > Just note this fact in the driver docs.
> > Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > diff -u --new-file --recursive --exclude-from /usr/src/exclude linux.vanilla-2.6.20-mm2/drivers/ide/pci/siimage.c linux-2.6.20-mm2/drivers/ide/pci/siimage.c
> > --- linux.vanilla-2.6.20-mm2/drivers/ide/pci/siimage.c 2007-02-20 13:38:01.000000000 +0000
> > +++ linux-2.6.20-mm2/drivers/ide/pci/siimage.c 2007-02-20 13:59:44.000000000 +0000
> > @@ -26,6 +26,9 @@
> > * If you have strange problems with nVidia chipset systems please
> > * see the SI support documentation and update your system BIOS
> > * if neccessary
> > + *
> > + * If you are using a Dell DRAC4 you should use the libata driver
> > + * if possible.
> IMO it would probably easier on all involved if the comment noted what
> you state in the patch description.
Alan, please send me the actual OOPS if possible.
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