[PARPORT] Re: linux-2.4.2 pd.c patch - driver was untested??? (this patch too, I have no PARIDE HW ;-( )

From: Tim Waugh (twaugh@redhat.com)
Date: Thu Jul 05 2001 - 06:49:15 EDT

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    On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 11:35:30PM +0300, Sergij Kolisnyk wrote:

    > Hello! The BUG: Author of patch in
    > http://www.torque.net/parport/archive/current/2458.html have just
    > confused max_segments with max_sectors. In result driver built
    > clustered ATA requests exceeding the maximum of 256 sectors. My
    > driver failed on that error, and I fixed this confusing (after
    > reading 2.4. ll_rw_blk.c). (May be pd.c has some features, that
    > prevent it failing on this bug, but I think such confuse should be
    > fixed anyway ;-) )

    I don't really know that code well enough to comment. Andrea?


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