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    SubjectRe: Patch(2.4.5): Fix PCMCIA ATA/IDE freeze (w/ PCI add-in cards)


    Remember that ATAPI is generally screwed beyond reality, so adjusting the
    probe code in general (global) is a bad thing.

    Andre Hedrick
    ASL Kernel Development
    Linux ATA Development
    ASL, Inc. Toll free: 1-877-ASL-3535
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    On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > obsoleting ATA-2 did their attention at CFA become alarmed. I agree that
    > > there needs to be a fix, but not at the price of locking the rest of the
    > > driver. Since we now the identity of the device prior to assigned the
    > > interrupt we can handle the execption, but you do not go around blanket
    > > wacking the control register of all devices.
    > I dont see why it locks up the driver ?

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