Re: [PATCH] SCSI: Add the SGPIO support for sata_nv.c

From: Yinghai Lu
Date: Sun Jan 18 2009 - 04:20:30 EST

On Tue, Nov 6, 2007 at 8:09 PM, Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2006 1:55 AM, Peer Chen <pchen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Modified and resent out the patch as attachment.
>> Description about the patch:
>> Add SGPIO support in sata_nv.c.
>> SGPIO (Serial General Purpose Input Output) is a sideband serial 4-wire
>> interface that a storage controller uses to communicate with a storage
>> enclosure management controller, primarily to control activity and
>> status LEDs that are located within drive bays or on a storage
>> backplane. SGPIO is defined by [SFF8485].
>> In this patch,we drive the LEDs to blink when read/write operation
>> happen on SATA drives connect the corresponding ports on MCP55 board.
>> ==========
>> The patch will be applied to kernel 2.6.19-rc4-git9.
> do you have one that can apply to 2.6.24-rc2 or current linus git tree.

will send out update to current patch.

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