Subject: Re: accessing IDE hard drive via pcmcia card (redirected from netbsd-users)
To: None <>
From: ITOH Yasufumi <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/23/2004 08:10:00
(wd on pcmcia not detected)

I have similar problem.
I think the problem is that the pcmcia/cardbus driver turns
on and off the device too frequently during probe/attach (kern/8731). writes:

> I did, however, encounter another problem that I worked around but 
> haven't fixed; this problem requires more thought, which is why I've 
> redirected the thread to tech-kern: on a device like this, on the last 
> close(), power is removed from the drive before any final writes can 
> finish.  ...

I think we can fix both problems by delaying power down for a while
(say 5s) after power-down requests.

Any pcmcia/cardbus guru?
ITOH Yasufumi