Subject: kern/471: inhibit warnings on notebooks which power down their harddisk
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 09/11/1994 19:50:08
>Synopsis: powering up a harddisk on a notebook with power-saving enabled gives spurious warnings from wd
>Responsible: gnats-admin (Kernel Bug People)
>Arrival-Date: Sun Sep 11 19:50:06 1994
>Originator: Martin Husemann
>Release: i386/ -curent as of Sep 7
System: NetBSD euterpe.owl.de 1.0_BETA NetBSD 1.0_BETA (EUTERPE) #0: Thu Sep 8 23:17:19 MET DST 1994 firstname.lastname@example.org:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/EUTERPE i386
When my notebooks powers down its hd it will need some
time to get it ready again. This is acceptable to me,
otherwise I would have disabled the power-saving feature.
Every time the hd is restarted, I get a lot of
Sep 11 11:00:04 euterpe /netbsd: wdc0: lost interrupt: status 50<rdy,seekdone> error 0
Sep 11 11:00:04 euterpe /netbsd: wdc0: warning: busy-wait took 354700us
Sep 11 11:00:05 euterpe /netbsd: wdc0: warning: busy-wait took 13300us
warnings from the wd driver. I simply would like *not*
to see this, as I audibly will notice the power up
Let a notebook-HD go to sleep, then start some new program.
Could we have an option "NOTEBOOK_HD_POWERSAVER" and simply
#ifndef ... the above warnings in the driver?