Bug 337661 - [RHEL5] backport pata_jmicron instead of generic ide driver
[RHEL5] backport pata_jmicron instead of generic ide driver
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Aristeu Rozanski
Red Hat Kernel QE team
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Blocks: 364541
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Reported: 2007-10-18 06:12 EDT by Justin Tsai
Modified: 2012-07-19 10:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-07-19 10:17:00 EDT
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Description Justin Tsai 2007-10-18 06:12:23 EDT
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 15:44:11 EST
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 11:34:34 EST
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 12:50:45 EDT
Justin, ping?
Comment 4 Aristeu Rozanski 2008-09-04 11:40:48 EDT
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 10:17:00 EDT
No answer for a while, closing this bug. Feel free to reopen it if you have the
information requested.

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