RE: ASUS A8V Deluxe, x86_64

From: Fortier,Vincent [Montreal]
Date: Thu May 18 2006 - 06:56:56 EST

> >> sd 0:0:0:0: Attached scsi disk sda
> >> Vendor: PLEXTOR Model: DVDR PX-716A Rev: 1.09
> >> Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 05
> >
> > Above and the detailed log too indicate that everything went smooth
> > the first time around. Albert, do you have any ideas? Could it be
> > something related to irq-pio?

You cannot image how happy I was :)

> I've checked Vincent't dmesg for 2.6.17-rc0 again.
> (
> (
> It seems DMA commands are also affected by this problem, not
> PIO unique.

> After comparing the code of 2.6.17-rc4 and current libata
> upstream, maybe "flush" is the fix:
> The CDB was sent to the ATAPI device by PIO, but not flushed
> to device.
> So, the device was busy waiting for the CDB to arrive.

> Hi Vincent,
> Could you please try 2.6.17-rc4, both with and without the
> attached patch, to see if the flush works. Thanks.

On a pure 2.6.17-rc4 without upstream libata patches I presume? Sure I will tonight.
I'll forward this patch to my home email address and come back to you.

- vin
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