Re: IDE problems with rmmod ide-cd

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Date: Thu Apr 28 2005 - 15:52:33 EST

On 4/28/05, Jens Axboe <axboe@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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?

I don't remember changing anything there recently.
Alan, please give more details of the issue.

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