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From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: Guennadi Liakhovetski <g.liakhovetski@gmx.de>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>, Tim Ellis <tim@ngndg.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Work around breakage introduced in pata_sil680 by switching it to MMIO
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 23:36:29 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080325233629.1fcc2eaa@core> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0803260023030.1539@axis700.grange>

On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 00:31:19 +0100 (CET)
Guennadi Liakhovetski <g.liakhovetski@gmx.de> wrote:

> pata_sil680 is broken on Linkstation amd Kurobox HG machines since 2.6.24. 
> Work around the breakage until a real fix is found.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Guennadi Liakhovetski <g.liakhovetski@gmx.de>

Just disable the mmio patch on all systems - we know it doesn't work, we
know what work needs to be done, it should remain off for everyone until
that work is done. It should never have been merged in the first place
and I think my statement to that effect has been proven nicely.

Alan

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-25 23:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-12 15:58 [PATCH] libata: Add MMIO support to pata_sil680 Tim Ellis
2008-02-12 21:02 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-12 21:42   ` Alan Cox
2008-02-15 15:52   ` Guennadi Liakhovetski
2008-02-15 15:53     ` Alan Cox
2008-02-15 21:45       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-15 22:27         ` Alan Cox
2008-02-15 22:55           ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-15 23:56         ` Tim Ellis
2008-02-25 22:57           ` Jeff Garzik
2008-02-25 23:06             ` Guennadi Liakhovetski
2008-02-26  0:58             ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-03-25 23:31               ` [PATCH] Work around breakage introduced in pata_sil680 by switching it to MMIO Guennadi Liakhovetski
2008-03-25 23:36                 ` Alan Cox [this message]
2008-03-26  8:20                   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2008-02-15 21:36     ` [PATCH] libata: Add MMIO support to pata_sil680 Benjamin Herrenschmidt

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