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From: Robert Hancock <>
To: Tejun Heo <>
Cc: linux-kernel <>,
	ide <>, Jeff Garzik <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] sata_nv: fix ATAPI issues with memory over 4GB (v3)
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 22:06:55 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Tejun Heo wrote:
> Robert Hancock wrote:
>> This fixes some problems with ATAPI devices on nForce4 controllers in ADMA mode
>> on systems with memory located above 4GB. We need to delay setting the 64-bit
>> DMA mask until the PRD table and padding buffer are allocated so that they don't
>> get allocated above 4GB and break legacy mode (which is needed for ATAPI
>> devices).
>> Signed-off-by: Robert Hancock <>
> applied to #tj-upstream-fixes.

I have a report that these patches crashed but the previous patch worked:

So there may still be a problem here.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-11-15  4:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-14  4:15 Robert Hancock
2007-11-14 12:05 ` Alan Cox
2007-11-15  1:38 ` Tejun Heo
2007-11-15  4:06   ` Robert Hancock [this message]
2007-11-15  4:11     ` Tejun Heo
2007-11-20  0:57     ` Tejun Heo
2007-11-20  5:25       ` Robert Hancock
2007-11-20  5:49         ` Tejun Heo

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