Reducing kernel ide driver probing time.
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Wed Apr 23 11:48:00 CEST 2003
hcyun at etri.re.kr writes:
> I found that ide driver take too much time for probing unnecessary drives.
> it probe from hda to hdl as you can see below and it takes about 3 ~ 4
> However common main board have only 2 ide controller so probing over hde is
> My solution is redefine MAX_HWIF as 2 (originally 6) so I can reduce
> probing time down to 1 second.
> Is there any other way which can control this such as using kernel
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