[PATCH v3 2/2] ata: ahci_xgene: Add AHCI Support for 2nd HW version of APM X-Gene SoC AHCI SATA Host controller.
julian.calaby at gmail.com
Sun May 3 20:22:03 PDT 2015
On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Suman Tripathi <stripathi at apm.com> wrote:
> Hi Julian.
> On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 5:56 AM, Julian Calaby <julian.calaby at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Suman,
>> On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 1:33 AM, Suman Tripathi <stripathi at apm.com> wrote:
>>> This patch enables full AHCI feature support for APM X-Gene SoC SATA
>>> host controller. The following errata's are removed:
>>> 1. 2a0bdff6b95 ("ahci-xgene: fix the dma state machine lockup for the
>>> IDENTIFY DEVICE PIO mode command")
>>> 2. 09c32aaa368 ("ahci_xgene: Fix the dma state machine lockup for the
>>> ATA_CMD_SMART PIO mode command")
>>> 3. 1540035da71 ("ahci_xgene: Implement the xgene_ahci_poll_reg_val to
>>> support PMP")
>>> 4. a3a84bc7c88 ("ahci_xgene: Implement the workaround to support PMP
>>> enumeration and discovery")
>>> 5. 1102407bb71 ("ahci_xgene: Fix the DMA state machine lockup for the
>>> ATA_CMD_PACKET PIO mode command")
>>> 6. 72f79f9e35b ("ahci_xgene: Removing NCQ support from the APM X-Gene
>>> SoC AHCI SATA Host Controller driver")
>> Won't this mean that the 1st HW version won't work properly?
> No it doesn't mean that, It means whatever workaround we had in 1st HW
> version has been
> fixed in 2nd HW version.
I'm sorry, I read the description and assumed that these fixes were
being removed from the driver, hence breaking support for the 1st
Sorry for the confusion.
Email: julian.calaby at gmail.com
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