Bug 25321 - RFE: update Fisher's drivers/ide/ide-floppy.c
RFE: update Fisher's drivers/ide/ide-floppy.c
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Blocks: 24950
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Reported: 2001-01-30 14:05 EST by Sam Varshavchik
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-26 10:03:23 EDT
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Description Sam Varshavchik 2001-01-30 14:05:52 EST
The kernel shipped in Fisher is -ac11, which includes an early version of
my patch to ide-floppy.c, which was initially added in -ac4. There's been a
few minor changes since then, mostly to suppress a spurious, and a harmless
error message.

http://www.email-scan.com/idefloppy/floppy-0.07.tar.gz contains an updated
patch diff against ide-floppy.c from 2.4.0-final.

ide-floppy's maintainer's tree includes all the changes. ide-floppy.c's in
maintainer's tree also includes support for Zip and Klik drives too, BTW.


The maintainer did post this patch to LKML, but it must've lost in the
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-01-30 15:07:55 EST
The patch to lklm has been line-wrapped before sending. I've asked the
ide-floppy maintainer to send me a new (unwrapped) one.
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 2001-01-30 16:46:08 EST
Assigned to Arjan, since he is handling this.  (Thanks, Arjan...)
Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2001-01-31 09:36:53 EST
Patch added for next build.
Comment 4 Sam Varshavchik 2001-02-04 14:45:04 EST
Succesfully formatted a floppy in 0.99.21smp build.

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