Subject: Re: smartmedia adaptors
To: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
From: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/26/2000 02:44:23
"Chris G. Demetriou" wrote:
> Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com> writes:
> > What I'd like to know is what the h**l wdcprobe is up to? It's using delay()
> > for up to 49s?!? Any calls to delay() with an argument bigger than, say, 100
> > should be banned. (Unless you KNOW this is cold boot.)
> until relatively recently, it was safe for the probe code to assume
> that it was a cold boot. further, until even more recently, there
> wasn't any sane _alternative_ (threads).
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
Perhaps a DIAGNOSTIC in delay() would help us find them?