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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.21-pre6
On Thu, Mar 27 2003, Jan Knutar wrote:
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> > Is IDE in 2.4.x and 2.5.x now more or less in sync?
>
> Hm, can we ever expect to get cd burning in 2.4.x on ide without
> locking up the other device on the channel?

During execution of a single command, channel _will_ be locked. This is
not solvable in the driver, it's how ide works. During fixation, for
instance, the channel will be locked...

Now, if you are locked during the _entire_ burn, that points to an ide
scheduling.

--
Jens Axboe

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