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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Configure IDE probe delays
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On Sat, 2004-07-31 at 07:34, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
> On Saturday 31 July 2004 03:12, Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 18:35, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > On Gwe, 2004-07-30 at 20:11, Todd Poynor wrote:
> > > > IDE initialization and probing makes numerous calls to sleep for 50
> > > > milliseconds while waiting for the interface to return probe status and
> > > > such.
> > >
> > > Please make it taint the kernel if you do that so we can ignore all the
> > > bug reports. That or justify it with a cite from the ATA standards ?
> >
> > Works great on my hardware. Well worth the savings in boot time.
>
> Crowd of "my old crapbox no longer boots with newer kernel, wtf?" people
> won't be happy at all.
>
> + ide_delay = simple_strtoul(s+10,NULL,0);
> + printk(" : Delay set to %dms\n", ide_delay);
> + return 1;
>

I wonder if 83 probes are really necessary. Maybe this could be
optimized a bit.

Lee

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