Thinkpad HDD head parking support?

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Fri May 11 00:00:44 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 14:53 -0700, Jeff Gustafson wrote:
> Hi all,
>         I decided to check out the Test4 release on my Thinkpad T60p.
> Although the bay eject didn't work with the kernel that was in the test4
> distribution, the latest version available in Rawhide did support the
> bay drive eject.  I'm looking forward to this since FC6 doesn't seem to
> support the T60 bay.  Now if only ATI would get their drivers to work
> with the newer Xorg releases, I'll be set.
>         I do have one suggestion though.  Would it be possible for the
> drive head parking support be added into the kernel?  The kernels seem
> to support the sensor, but without the parking patch, the sensor is
> basically useless.
>         The newest patch that I could find for this support is here:

This needs to get included in the upstream kernel.


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