Re: [PATCH] aic7xxx bouncing over 4G
Justin T. Gibbs (email@example.com)
Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:59:10 -0700
> At some point in the past, Janet Morgan had her attribution removed:
>>> I have an Adaptec AIC-7897 Ultra2 SCSI adapter on a system with 8G
>>> of physical memory. The adapter is using bounce buffers when DMA'ing
>>> to memory >4G because of a bug in the aic7xxx driver.
> On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 05:23:42PM -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
>> This has been fixed in both the aic7xxx and aic79xx drivers for some
>> time. The problem is that these later revisions have not been integrated
>> into the mainline trees.
> Could you split up the new revisions into a series of reviewable
> patches with clearly-defined individual scope and descriptive changelog
> entries and post them (in your mail message, not as URL's) please? I
> actually use this driver at home, so I'd like to be able to understand
> what's going on with it. I suspect various others are of like mind.
You can review all of that information by browsing the BK depot at:
Since the drivers in 2.4 and 2.5 are almost identical, the changelogs
there apply for 2.4.X too.
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