Thinkpad HDD head parking support?
jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
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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