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From: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>
To: Andre Tomt <andre@tomt.net>
Cc: linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH, RFT, v2] sata_mv: convert to new EH
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 20:11:24 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45E779BC.7020605@garzik.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45E775DC.9080405@tomt.net>

Andre Tomt wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Just got sata_mv working under the new EH, on my 6041.
>>
>> It probes and talks to disks just fine (chip doesn't support ATAPI),
>> and hotplug actually has a chance of working.
>>
>> The 'mv-eh' branch of
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/libata-dev.git 
>> mv-eh
>>   
> 
> It's great to see this driver getting some more love. On a 6041 I'm 
> seeing very bad behaviour when encountering errors using the 2.6.19 
> driver. If a disk gets the fits, the port dies and 500000 interrupts/s 
> gets fired until the server gets rebooted. Good thing it only pegs one 
> of four available cpu cores.. I hope the new EH is more robust in this 
> regard ;-)

So, does this patch work for you?  :)  It's against 2.6.21-rc1 IIRC.


> Ramblings aside; I see there is a mv-ncq head in libata-dev.git, do you 
> have it working? Is there a timeframe for NCQ support?

No and no.  All this Marvell work is spare-time work for me, nobody's 
paying for it, so who knows.  I'll have it working eventually, if 
someone else doesn't beat me to it.

	Jeff




  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-02  1:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-25 23:34 Jeff Garzik
2007-03-02  0:54 ` Andre Tomt
2007-03-02  1:11   ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
     [not found] ` <1173158201.3416.8.camel@obelisk.thedillows.org>
     [not found]   ` <45ED039E.20608@garzik.org>
     [not found]     ` <1173164261.3416.15.camel@obelisk.thedillows.org>
2007-05-25 13:56       ` [PATCH, RFT, v3] " Jeff Garzik
2007-05-26  3:16         ` [PATCH, RFT, v4] " Jeff Garzik
2007-05-26  7:53           ` dean gaudet
2007-05-26 20:56             ` Jeff Garzik
2007-05-26 21:11               ` Dave Dillow
2007-05-26 21:38                 ` Jeff Garzik
2007-05-27  1:46                   ` Dave Dillow

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