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SubjectRe: compact flash IDE hot-swap summary please
On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 07:18:23PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2003-07-23 at 19:11, Dave Lawrence wrote:
> > I have a Zaurus handheld that runs Linux that seems
> > to be able to hot-swap its IDE compact flash device
> > with no problems. But I've read in a recent
> > thread "hdparm and removable IDE?" that hot-swap
> > isn't "fully" supported and that is won't be
> > until:
> Thats hot swapping an IDE controller (built into the CF and
> PCMCIA stuff)

Is there any difference between pulling the controller out and the drive
out in the PCMCIA/CF case? I think there is not - since there is no
BMDMA engines, it boils down to just the command/nsect/chs registers,
which are in the drive.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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