Re: patch for ATAng bug

From: Soren Schmidt (sos_at_spider.deepcore.dk)
Date: 09/08/03

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    To: David Gilbert <dgilbert@dclg.ca>
    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...

    -Søren
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