Subject: Re: smartmedia adaptors
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/25/2000 18:18:00
Lennart Augustsson <> writes:
> I realize where the code comes from, but we've had PCMCIA support for
> about 2.5 years now.  So you'd think that those delay()s would be gone
> by now...

yeah.  The problel is, when things work normally, e.g. the hard drive
responds quickly in the way that's expected, people don't notice the

> Perhaps a DIAGNOSTIC in delay() would help us find them?

perhaps rename it something else and make people evaluate every
usage...  8-)  but that's pretty drastic.

certainly, a DIAGNOSTIC check if it's a long delay might be in order.
i dunno.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.