Subject: Re: kern/25659
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/11/2005 09:36:23
In message <20050611100243.GA2301@antioche.eu.org>, Manuel Bouyer writes:
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>On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 08:12:02AM +0000, John Refling wrote:
>> I have a pcmcia ide controller and drive
>> package called "Data Disaster Recovery System
>> for Notebooks" by ei, an Agate' company. This
>> had the same symptom of never seeing the disk,
>> until I applied the first patch above, and all
>> worked well!
>> This is in NetBSD/i386 ver 2.02.
>can you try the attached patches instead (one for 2.0, one for 3.0/current) ?
>This should do the same thing as the patch in the PR, without busy-waiting.
I no longer have access to the equipment where I first encountered the
bug. I do have an old pcmcia hard drive that I can use to verify that
the patch doesn't break things that used to work.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb