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vonbrand@inf.utfsm.cl said:
> AFAIR, this means that the driver is using an udelay() with a much
> too large argument. Break it up into several shorter ones, or use
> mdelay().

That isn't necessarily the case. This code can break even with _correct_
arguments to udelay().

This is because despite the number of times this kind of thing has bitten
us, we _still_ haven't learned our lesson w.r.t. depending on specifications
rather than the observed behaviour of this week's compiler with this
particular phase of the moon.

--
dwmw2


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