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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] ide: Allow disabling of UDMA for Compact Flash devices
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    On Llu, 2006-04-17 at 16:11 -0700, James Ausmus wrote:
    > Some IDE -> Compact Flash media adapters are not capable of supporting
    > UDMA, which can cause very slow boot times when the CF media itself
    > reports as capable of UDMA transfer speeds. Create Kconfig option to
    > turn off the UDMA capability bit when media is identified as Compact
    > Flash.

    This would be far better if it was a boot time option than a kernel
    configuration or set using sysfs/procfs controls as users will not want
    to recompile their kernel in such cases.

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