Hello Tejun, On Tuesday 23 October 2007 10:08:01 you wrote: > Jeff Garzik wrote: > > Alan Cox wrote: > >>> 2) Once we identified, over time, the set of drives affected by this > >>> 3112 quirk (aka drives that didn't fully comply to SATA spec), the > >>> debugging of corruption cases largely shifted to the standard > >>> routine: update the BIOS, replace the > >>> cables/RAM/power/mainboard/slot/etc. to be certain of problem location. > >> > >> Except for the continued series of later SI + Nvidia chipset (mostly) > >> pattern which seems unanswered but also being later chips I assume > >> unrelated to this problem. > > > > The SIL_FLAG_MOD15WRITE flag is set in sil_port_info is set according > > to the best info we have from SiI, which indicates that 3114 and 3512 do > > not have the same problem as the 3112. > > I don't think this data corruption problem w/ sil3114 is related to > m15w. m15w workaround slows down things quite a bit and is likely to > hide problems on PCI bus side. There are reports of data corruption > with 3114 on nvidia (most common), via and now amd chipsets. There's > one on intel too but IIRC wasn't too definite. > > According to a user, freebsd didn't have data corruption problem on the > same hardware. I copied PCI FIFO setup code (ours is broken BTW) but it > didn't fix the problem. > > I'll try to reproduce the problem locally and hunt it down.
the problem just came up here again, as you and Jeff already guessed also with the the workaround patches. I guess you didn't find time to look into it yet? Is there anything I can do? What would you have done after reproducing it? Thanks, Bernd -- Bernd Schubert Q-Leap Networks GmbH - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-ide" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html