Re: S4bios support for 2.5.63

Alan Cox (
03 Mar 2003 14:09:07 +0000

On Mon, 2003-03-03 at 00:39, Roger Luethi wrote:
> The only thing that came up at the time was a suggestion to replace BUG_ON
> with while (which I didn't try because I'd like to keep my data).

That isnt far off what you want. IDE has proper command queuing functionality and
providing you are suspending in a sleeping context you can do what you are trying
to do through the IDE layer politely. Take a look at how the various ide taskfile
ioctls issue commands.

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