Re: ATAng hangs with kernel from september 15

From: Dag-Erling Smørgrav <>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 11:30:49 +0200
Soren Schmidt <> writes:
> Well, the ATA driver has just grown more standard compliant :)
> You *must* hang around for 31secs to wait for slow devices to come ready,
> according to the ATA specs. Now I've gone to great length before to
> get around this by using clever heuristics, and I'm getting there again,
> but there are *so* many crappy devices out there that it takes time
> to accomodate them all. 

Is there any way you can postpone the device initialization so you can
do them in paralell?  Or make the length of the wait configurable,

Dag-Erling Smørgrav -
Received on Wed Sep 17 2003 - 00:30:57 UTC

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