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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Update PnP IDE (2/6)


Can you reproduce or validate my paranoia of the ever increasing channel

On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Bill Davidsen wrote:

> On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> >
> >
> > "ide_unregister" is only called if you are physically removing the
> > controller. If PNP is going to permit physical removal when the OS is
> > HOT, it may be justified. This can make a "hole" in the rest of the
> > driver an generate an OOPS. IDE-CS has alway insured the ordering was
> > last.
> >
> > I need to thinks some more about it first.
> When I have multiple PCMCIA cards with CompactFlash cards mounted, could
> this result in a hole if I umount and remove them in the wrong order? I
> haven't gotten it working with 2.5, but I do mount several with 2.4, and
> presumably will with 2.5 when I figure it out.
> --
> bill davidsen <>
> CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
> Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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