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Date:	Fri, 23 Nov 2007 10:22:21 -0500
From:	Mark Lord <>
To:	Robert Hancock <>
Cc:	linux-kernel <>,
	ide <>, Jeff Garzik <>,
	Tejun Heo <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sata_nv: fix ADMA ATAPI issues with memory over 4GB (v3)

Robert Hancock wrote:
> This fixes some problems with ATAPI devices on nForce4 controllers in ADMA mode
> on systems with memory located above 4GB. We need to delay setting the 64-bit
> DMA mask until the PRD table and padding buffer are allocated so that they don't
> get allocated above 4GB and break legacy mode (which is needed for ATAPI
> devices).

Mmm.. I wonder how many other libata drivers have this exact same bug,
whether noticed yet or not ?

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