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authorJens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>2006-07-28 08:54:59 +0200
committerJens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>2006-07-28 08:54:59 +0200
commit361934849e9c0418950bedf667732f36337d88b9 (patch)
treea2f7d53d3ddf75c19421f972a03a44da00df0396 /drivers
parent64821324ca49f24be1a66f2f432108f96a24e596 (diff)
[PATCH] ide: option to disable cache flushes for buggy drives
Some drives claim they support cache flushing, but get seriously confused if you try. Add this option to be able to boot with barriers enabled by default. Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers')
-rw-r--r--drivers/ide/ide-disk.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/ide/ide.c5
2 files changed, 5 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/ide/ide-disk.c b/drivers/ide/ide-disk.c
index f712e4cfd9dc..7cf3eb023521 100644
--- a/drivers/ide/ide-disk.c
+++ b/drivers/ide/ide-disk.c
@@ -776,7 +776,7 @@ static void update_ordered(ide_drive_t *drive)
* not available so we don't need to recheck that.
*/
capacity = idedisk_capacity(drive);
- barrier = ide_id_has_flush_cache(id) &&
+ barrier = ide_id_has_flush_cache(id) && !drive->noflush &&
(drive->addressing == 0 || capacity <= (1ULL << 28) ||
ide_id_has_flush_cache_ext(id));
diff --git a/drivers/ide/ide.c b/drivers/ide/ide.c
index 05fbd9298db7..defd4b4bd374 100644
--- a/drivers/ide/ide.c
+++ b/drivers/ide/ide.c
@@ -1539,7 +1539,7 @@ static int __init ide_setup(char *s)
const char *hd_words[] = {
"none", "noprobe", "nowerr", "cdrom", "serialize",
"autotune", "noautotune", "minus8", "swapdata", "bswap",
- "minus11", "remap", "remap63", "scsi", NULL };
+ "noflush", "remap", "remap63", "scsi", NULL };
unit = s[2] - 'a';
hw = unit / MAX_DRIVES;
unit = unit % MAX_DRIVES;
@@ -1578,6 +1578,9 @@ static int __init ide_setup(char *s)
case -10: /* "bswap" */
drive->bswap = 1;
goto done;
+ case -11: /* noflush */
+ drive->noflush = 1;
+ goto done;
case -12: /* "remap" */
drive->remap_0_to_1 = 1;
goto done;

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