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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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