Re: Since 2.1.102-pre2, aha1542 locks up

Keith Owens (
Tue, 26 May 1998 06:51:37 +1000

On Mon, 25 May 1998 10:13:56 -0400,
Chip Salzenberg <> wrote:
>According to Keith Owens:
>> This is against 2.1.103, it fits pre-2.1.104-1. AHA1542 detection can
>> spin because jiffies are not being updated. Thanks to Ingo Molnar for
>> the suggestion.
>Mmmm ... the AHA-152x driver also spins waiting for jiffies to change ...
>is that a problem?

Probably. I don't have a 152x to test with and I don't like sending
patches to probe code when I cannot test it.

Using mdelay vs. udelay is optional.

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