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SubjectRe: [bug 2.5.69] xirc2ps_cs, irq 3: nobody cared, shutdown hangs
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On Sul, 2003-05-11 at 23:08, David Woodhouse wrote:
> PCMCIA has varying pin length for the CD pins and hence gives you a few
> milliseconds of warning before the card is _actually_ disconnected.

Which is less than the worst case IRQ response time (or indeed on some
PCs the worst case CPU hold off time for the PCI bus)

> After that period of time has elapsed and the card is actually gone, you
> _really_ don't want to be bitbanging its ports.
>
> > Its quite safe to do so.
>
> Not on all platforms.

On all that matters it is safe, the others are unfixable anyway

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