Subject: Re: kern/25659
To: None <,,>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/11/2005 13:37:01
The following reply was made to PR kern/25659; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Steven M. Bellovin" <>
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
Subject: Re: kern/25659 
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2005 09:36:23 -0400

 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,