Subject: Re: accessing IDE hard drive via pcmcia card (redirected from netbsd-users)
To: M. Warner Losh <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/23/2004 11:26:12
On Sun, May 23, 2004 at 11:22:32AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> then. (In the wd driver). This would cause any intermediate
> enable()/disable() calls to not change the power state. But the first enable
> would be after the first power off after reading the CIS.

Btw: I had assumed this kind of drives would be smart enough to not make the
disk spin up when the card is powered up unconditionally, but only after some
commands. So maybe it's not worth the effort to avoid the CIS related power