Subject: Re: kern/25659
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/11/2005 09:36:23
In message <>, 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,