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== Version 2.6.23 ==
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Major changes:
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* Rewrite ACPI support
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* Remove legacy ISA SFF controller probe/setup code.  Changes to device resource init make this code redundant, allowing legacy ISA SFF to be supported via other means.
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* sata_mv: Update to use new EH
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Driver API changes:
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* Updated: scr_read
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* Updated: scr_write

Revision as of 20:14, 27 March 2008

Version 2.6.24

New features:

  • SATA port multiplier
  • SATA aggressive link power management (ALPM)
  • SATA asynchronous notification (AN), an end to CD/DVD polling
  • Emit ACPI hotplug events
  • ACPI defaults to on
  • SCSI: Simulate INQUIRY VPD page 89, ATA info
  • New module parameter: atapi_passthru16
  • New module parameter: libata_dma_mask

New drivers:

  • sata_fsl
  • pata_acpi
  • pata_at32
  • pata_cs5536
  • pata_ns87415
  • pata_bf54x

Driver API changes:

  • Removed: port_disable
  • Remove: irq_ack
  • Updated: set_mode
  • Added: qc_defer
  • Added: pmp_attach
  • Added: pmp_detach
  • Added: enable_pm
  • Added: disable_pm

Version 2.6.23

Major changes:

  • Rewrite ACPI support
  • Remove legacy ISA SFF controller probe/setup code. Changes to device resource init make this code redundant, allowing legacy ISA SFF to be supported via other means.
  • sata_mv: Update to use new EH

Driver API changes:

  • Updated: scr_read
  • Updated: scr_write
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