[PATCH] sata_mv: Manage SATA port multiplier while searching for active links

Gregory CLEMENT gregory.clement at free-electrons.com
Tue Mar 31 00:15:22 PDT 2015

Hi Tejun,

On 30/03/2015 19:35, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 07:32:45PM +0200, Gregory CLEMENT wrote:
>> From: Nadav Haklai <nadavh at marvell.com>
>> With this patch, when searching for active link, first search through
>> the port multiplier links. And then fall to the default ap active_tag
>> only if no there is no active link in the port multiplier.
> What does this fix?  What was broken before?  What's the impact of the
> patch?  A patch description which just restates the patch content
> isn't all that useful.

I _thought_ that the purpose of this patch was to manage the port multiplier,
and without this patch we don't only handle it. I will ask more detail and
come back with a new version of the patch with a more useful description.



> Thanks.

Gregory Clement, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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