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   1IBM ServeRAID driver Change Log
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   4        5.00.01  - Sarasota ( 5i ) adapters must always be scanned first  
   5                 - Get rid on IOCTL_NEW_COMMAND code  
   6                 - Add Extended DCDB Commands for Tape Support in 5I                  
   7        
   8        4.90.11  - Don't actually RESET unless it's physically required
   9                 - Remove unused compile options
  10        
  11        4.90.08  - Data Corruption if First Scatter Gather Element is > 64K
  12        
  13        4.90.08  - Increase Delays in Flashing ( Trombone Only - 4H )        
  14        
  15        4.90.05  - Use New PCI Architecture to facilitate Hot Plug Development
  16        
  17        4.90.01  - Add ServeRAID Version Checking
  18
  19        4.80.26  - Clean up potential code problems ( Arjan's recommendations )
  20        
  21        4.80.21  - Change memcpy() to copy_to_user() in NVRAM Page 5 IOCTL path   
  22        
  23        4.80.20  - Set max_sectors in Scsi_Host structure ( if >= 2.4.7 kernel )
  24                 - 5 second delay needed after resetting an i960 adapter
  25        
  26        4.80.14  - Take all semaphores off stack                    
  27                 - Clean Up New_IOCTL path
  28                   
  29        4.80.04  - Eliminate calls to strtok() if 2.4.x or greater 
  30                 - Adjustments to Device Queue Depth               
  31
  32        4.80.00  - Make ia64 Safe    
  33        
  34        4.72.01  - I/O Mapped Memory release ( so "insmod ips" does not Fail )    
  35                 - Don't Issue Internal FFDC Command if there are Active Commands 
  36                 - Close Window for getting too many IOCTL's active 
  37                   
  38        4.72.00  - Allow for a Scatter-Gather Element to exceed MAX_XFER Size     
  39        
  40        4.71.00  - Change all memory allocations to not use GFP_DMA flag 
  41                 - Code Clean-Up for 2.4.x kernel      
  42        
  43        4.70.15  - Fix Breakup for very large ( non-SG ) requests
  44        
  45        4.70.13  - Don't release HA Lock in ips_next() until SC taken off queue  
  46                 - Unregister SCSI device in ips_release()                        
  47                 - Don't Send CDB's if we already know the device is not present  
  48                 
  49        4.70.12  - Corrective actions for bad controller ( during initialization )
  50        
  51        4.70.09  - Use a Common ( Large Buffer ) for Flashing from the JCRM CD    
  52                 - Add IPSSEND Flash Support                                      
  53                 - Set Sense Data for Unknown SCSI Command                        
  54                 - Use Slot Number from NVRAM Page 5 
  55                 - Restore caller's DCDB Structure
  56                                       
  57        4.20.14  - Update patch files for kernel 2.4.0-test5
  58
  59        4.20.13  - Fix some failure cases / reset code
  60                 - Hook into the reboot_notifier to flush the controller
  61                   cache
  62
  63        4.20.03 - Rename version to coincide with new release schedules
  64                - Performance fixes
  65                - Fix truncation of /proc files with cat
  66                - Merge in changes through kernel 2.4.0test1ac21
  67
  68        4.10.13 - Fix for dynamic unload and proc file system
  69
  70        4.10.00 - Add support for ServeRAID 4M/4L
  71
  72        4.00.06 - Fix timeout with initial FFDC command
  73
  74        4.00.05 - Remove wish_block from init routine
  75                - Use linux/spinlock.h instead of asm/spinlock.h for kernels
  76                  2.3.18 and later
  77                - Sync with other changes from the 2.3 kernels
  78
  79        4.00.04 - Rename structures/constants to be prefixed with IPS_
  80
  81        4.00.03 - Add alternative passthru interface
  82                - Add ability to flash ServeRAID BIOS
  83
  84        4.00.02 - Fix problem with PT DCDB with no buffer
  85
  86        4.00.01 - Add support for First Failure Data Capture
  87
  88        4.00.00 - Add support for ServeRAID 4
  89
  90        3.60.02 - Make DCDB direction based on lookup table.
  91                - Only allow one DCDB command to a SCSI ID at a time.
  92
  93        3.60.01 - Remove bogus error check in passthru routine.
  94
  95        3.60.00 - Bump max commands to 128 for use with ServeRAID
  96                  firmware 3.60.
  97                - Change version to 3.60 to coincide with ServeRAID release
  98                  numbering.
  99
 100        1.00.00 - Initial Public Release
 101                - Functionally equivalent to 0.99.05
 102
 103        0.99.05 - Fix an oops on certain passthru commands
 104
 105        0.99.04 - Fix race condition in the passthru mechanism
 106                  -- this required the interface to the utilities to change
 107                - Fix error recovery code
 108
 109        0.99.03 - Make interrupt routine handle all completed request on the
 110                  adapter not just the first one
 111                - Make sure passthru commands get woken up if we run out of
 112                  SCBs
 113                - Send all of the commands on the queue at once rather than
 114                  one at a time since the card will support it.
 115
 116        0.99.02 - Added some additional debug statements to print out
 117                  errors if an error occurs while trying to read/write
 118                  to a logical drive (IPS_DEBUG).
 119
 120                - Fixed read/write errors when the adapter is using an
 121                  8K stripe size.
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