[PATCH 4/5] libata/sff: Use ops->bmdma_stop instead of ata_bmdma_stop()

Tejun Heo tj at kernel.org
Tue Dec 1 18:33:43 EST 2009

On 12/01/2009 04:29 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 16:25 +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:
>> On 12/01/2009 04:08 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>>> In libata-sff, ata_sff_post_internal_cmd() directly calls ata_bmdma_stop()
>>> instead of ap->ops->bmdma_stop(). This can be a problem for controllers
>>> that use their own bmdma_stop for which the generic sff one isn't suitable
>>> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>
>> Oh... that's a scary bug lurking around.  Thanks for catching it.
>> Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj at kernel.org>
> Feel free to pick that one up earlier if you want (ie for 2.6.32), as
> long as we manage to get it in in 2.6.33 -before- I push powerpc-next to
> Linus, I'm happy :-) (or we can have it in both trees).

As nasty as the bug might be, given that we haven't had too much
problem with that, I think it would be best to give it some time to be
tested before releasing it to users.  It causes behavior differences
for all bmdma drivers which implement custom bmdma_stop.  It's an
apparent bug fix but well the nasty ones are always apparent bug
fixes, right?  :-)



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