Re: [PATCH 1/3] Make the IDE DMA timeout modifiable

From: Suleiman Souhlal
Date: Tue Feb 20 2007 - 21:32:46 EST

On Feb 20, 2007, at 5:44 PM, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:

On Wednesday 21 February 2007 02:19, Suleiman Souhlal wrote:
It can be changed via /proc/ide/hd?/settings.

Why do we need to change IDE DMA timeout dynamically?

I've used it to test error recovery (for example).

BTW /proc/ide/hd?/settings is obsoleted

What's the preferred way of changing such settings, these days?

-- Suleiman

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