Subject: Re: accessing IDE hard drive via pcmcia card (redirected from netbsd-users)
To: None <email@example.com>
From: ITOH Yasufumi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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).
> 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?