Re: patch for ATAng bug
From: Soren Schmidt (sos_at_spider.deepcore.dk)
To: David Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 08:32:04 +0200 (CEST)
It seems David Gilbert wrote:
> I submitted kern/56572 a few minutes ago. It patches ata-disk.c to
> reject a disk that has zero blocks.
> This is a good thing ... malicious or broken disks (compact flash,
> whatever) shouldn't crash machines.
> But in this case, the detected ad3 doesn't exist. The machine is a
> laptop with a drive on channel 0 and a DVD+R on channel 1. If the DVD
> is removed, the phantom ad3 doesn't show up, either.
> ... so that issue with ATAng is unresolved.
Uhm, I'm working on finding the real problem, and I'd like that to be
the solution. However the above may be a good workaround for those
bitten by this...
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