Bug 337661 - [RHEL5] backport pata_jmicron instead of generic ide driver
Summary: [RHEL5] backport pata_jmicron instead of generic ide driver
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 5.1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Aristeu Rozanski
QA Contact: Red Hat Kernel QE team
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Blocks: 364541
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Reported: 2007-10-18 10:12 UTC by Justin Tsai
Modified: 2012-07-19 14:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-07-19 14:17:00 UTC
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Description Justin Tsai 2007-10-18 10:12:23 UTC
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 5.1

How reproducible:
1. Boot from Installation cd

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:
1.show device as hdx.

Expected results:
1.show device as sdx.

Additional info:
1.Include patch for match class code only will also support new controller.

Comment 1 Aristeu Rozanski 2007-11-12 20:44:11 UTC
Justin, I'll have to check if this is possible. Changing device names
between updates isn't a good idea.
The pata_jmicron driver is almost up-to-date in RHEL-5 kernel but isn't enabled.
Are there features missing on the generic driver?

Comment 2 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-01-07 16:34:34 UTC
would be enough backporting pata_jmicron so newer devices (or devices not detected
by the drivers/ide/pci/generic driver) are supported by the libata version?

Comment 3 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-06-19 16:50:45 UTC
Justin, ping?

Comment 4 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-09-04 15:40:48 UTC
there's a new patch in RHEL-5 that allows disabling all drivers/ide/ drivers
on boot time:
can you give it a try on a newer RHEL-5 kernel and see if you can use the

Comment 7 Aristeu Rozanski 2012-07-19 14:17:00 UTC
No answer for a while, closing this bug. Feel free to reopen it if you have the
information requested.

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