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From: "Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz" <bzolnier@gmail.com>
To: "Jeff Garzik" <jeff@garzik.org>
Cc: "Tejun Heo" <htejun@gmail.com>,
	"IDE/ATA development list" <linux-ide@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Mark Lord" <liml@rtr.ca>, "Alan Cox" <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	"Sam Ravnborg" <sam@ravnborg.org>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH #upstream] libata: implement libata.force module parameter
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 18:46:32 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <58cb370e0802010946v3544a4echc08a17f678222555@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47A356C3.3010904@garzik.org>

On Feb 1, 2008 6:28 PM, Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:
> Tejun Heo wrote:
> > This patch implements libata.force module parameter which can
> > selectively override ATA port, link and device configurations
> > including cable type, SATA PHY SPD limit, transfer mode and NCQ.
> >
> > For example, you can say "use 1.5Gbps for all fan-out ports attached
> > to the second port but allow 3.0Gbps for the PMP device itself, oh,
> > the device attached to the third fan-out port chokes on NCQ and
> > shouldn't go over UDMA4" by the following.
> >
> >  libata.force=2:1.5g,2.15:3.0g,2.03:noncq,udma4
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > I guess it's about time we add something like this.  More than
> > anything else this should help debugging and can serve as a last
> > resort to work around problems.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >  Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt |   35 +++
> >  drivers/ata/libata-core.c           |  375 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> >  drivers/ata/libata-eh.c             |    8
> >  drivers/ata/libata.h                |    1
> >  4 files changed, 415 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> ACK, but it breaks the build due to section type conflicts:
>
> drivers/ata/libata-core.c:108: error: ata_force_param_buf causes a
> section type conflict
>
> Given that the data is marked __initdata and the code is marked __init,
> I cannot see the problem.

the data is marked as "const"

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-01 17:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <47A3375F.80101@gmail.com>
2008-02-01 17:28 ` Jeff Garzik
2008-02-01 17:46   ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz [this message]
2008-02-01 18:36   ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-02-08  4:18     ` Tejun Heo
2008-02-12  0:24       ` Tejun Heo
2008-02-12  9:07   ` Tejun Heo

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