Re: [PATCH] Re: Linux v2.6.22-rc3

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Fri Jun 08 2007 - 07:32:49 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
>> Upto 2.6.21, if the same condition triggers, it delays 30secs and just
>> continue, so I don't think it was a worthy protection against ghost
>> devices or TF malfunction. The only protection it offers is preventing
>> libata from accessing slave's status register too early. SRST sequence
>> looks like the following.
> I've seen no bug where it looked like it saved something, and the only
> ghost device bugs I've seen it failed to detect anyway (hence the PCMCIA
> drivers own ghost detection logic)

If we still have several rc's left, how about just removing it and
watching the fireworks? Jeff?

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