Kuan Luo wrote:
> Robert wrote:
>> -Hotplug/hot-unplug fails to work properly, hotplug interrupts not
>> raised (seemingly only on certain boards/configurations as I can't
>> duplicate this problem).
>> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8421
>>

> I occasionly encountered this problem in one port under certain system,
> but didn't see this issue under other systems in the same mainboard.
> After adding the operation of manually clearing the added/removed
> interrupt bit in NV_INT_STATUS_CK804 register
> in nv_adma_interrupt function, i saw some improvement.
>
> The key problem is that no one who knows this controller comes to help
> to solve these issue.
> Given this disadvantage, i think disabling it maybe is a good choice.
> I don't know whether we need to continue to provide patch for adma after
> disabling adma function.


Based on all these discussions and experiences, I just checked in the
following commit, setting adma_enabled to zero:


[libata] sata_nv: disable ADMA by default

Continues to have open issues, and engineering support is extremely
difficult to come by, according to fellow NVIDIA engineers.

Signed-off-by: Jeff Garzik

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