Subject: Re: have scsibus sleep only one time
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/09/2003 23:52:06
>>    would anyone object to the attached change ?
>>    It makes all the attached scsibusses sleep "in parallel" instead
>>    of sequencially, which is a real win for machines with several
>>    SCSI busses.
> There is one issue with this.  If you don't wire down your scsi
> devices in your config file, they may get attached in random order.

It seems to me that's only if you _probe_ them in parallel.  As long as
the actual probing is serialized and done in a predictable order, there
should be no problem with doing the two-second sleeps in parallel.

At least as far as I can see.

Whether the proposed change does that, I haven't looked at it in enough
detail to say.

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