Re: [patch] IDE driver model update

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 08:05:37 EST

On Tue, 2002-10-08 at 13:24, Alexander Viro wrote:
> > IDE objects can also outlast the hardware - consider an active mount on
> > an ejected pcmcia card. Right now we don't do the right stuff to
> > reconnect that on re-insert but one day we may need to. As it is we keep
> > the instance around to avoid crashes
> Ouch. That (reconnects) may require interesting things from queue-related
> code. What behaviour do you want while card is disconnected? All requests
> getting errors / all requests getting blocked / reads failing, writes blocking?

Right now it errors further requests. USB scsi does the whole reconnect
thing and seems to get it right, I need to look into this

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