Bug#479217: linux-latest-2.6: 40-pin cable bug still present in -4
On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 02:52:02PM +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> tags 479217 patch
> It appears that I've found the reason why the patched kernel still
> falls back to 40-wire cable.
> The patch applied to the Debian package only changes
> drivers/ide/piix.c. The initially suggested (and not applied
> currently) patch was for drivers/ata/ata_piix.c.
> For convenience, the missing ata_piix patch can be fetched from
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=01ce2601e4ba354fe1e25bb9408 17570d0c8ed4f;hp=a6116c9e60978a6deaa20691c67ffed72 7e50df1
> I tried to integrate this in the build process somehow, but the patch
> system used is alien to me and I failed.
> Please include that patch in a subsequent package release.
> dam JabberID: firstname.lastname@example.org
no that is a wrong analysis. we haven't switched yet to pata.
the bug is on the ide side, where the short cable detection patch
seemed not to have worked out.
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