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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Configure IDE probe delays
On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 15:11, Todd Poynor wrote:
> Any comments on this suggested patch that allows kernel command line
> parameter ide-delay=2 to set the probing delay to 2ms, or any insight
> into the risks involved in modifying this value? Another possibility
> would be to configure the value in the IDE interface and device drivers
> according to known hardware characteristics. Thanks.

Even if the default stays at 50, this patch is an improvement because it
replaces a magic number with a named value, which is never a bad thing.
I will let you know the results on my system.


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