Re: IDE problems with rmmod ide-cd

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Thu Apr 28 2005 - 12:26:46 EST

On Thu, Apr 28 2005, Alan Cox wrote:
> If you rmmod ide-cd in 2.6.12rc3 it issues a cache flush command to the
> drive. Thankfully the bogus command this time is an ATAPI cache flush
> not an ATA one so won't do any major harm but its still wrong as the
> device is not a writer or packet mode capable (its a random DVD reader
> holding a music CD)

The problem you are thinking of was also an ATAPI cache flush command,
so I'm not so sure I would call it harmless... I haven't changed
anything in there recently, Bart?

Jens Axboe

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