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SubjectRe: [reiserfs-dev] Re: IDE problem: linux-2.5.17
Użytkownik Vojtech Pavlik napisał:

>>Hmm thinking again about it... It occurrs to me
>>that actually there should be a mechanism which tells the
>>host chip drivers whatever there are only just one or
>>two drivers connected. I will have to look in to it.
> There is no such mechanism (except for probing the drives). IDE has
> quite nonsensical "split" termination - the termination resistors are
> always present even on the middle device. This is to "simplify" things
> ...

Yes there is the host chip timer setting is basically
changing the termination properties on the hsot chips part
of the connection. This is the reason I was thinking
that making the driver for it know how many drivers
are attached to it could make some sense.

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