Re: IDE drives and unmaskirq

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 02:05:45 EST

On Sat, 22 Apr 2000, Khimenko Victor wrote:

> Unfortunatelly it's NOT legend :-(( I've seen systems (less then 4 years old
> BTW) where enabled unmaskirq will corrupt filesystem badly. That's why it's
> in zero state by default: it's MUCH better to "just" slow down system then
> to trash filesystem on that system.

Nicely clarified! ;-)

He speaks the true, I was just waiting to see when someone else answer it


Andre Hedrick
The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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