[coreboot] seabios - long delays detecting disks

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Sun May 24 20:00:06 CEST 2009

On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 08:15:52PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > Anyone have suggestions on a more robust drive detect routine?
> I guess you've already looked at FILO's detect code?
> The other code I can recommend is ATADRVR and/or MINDRVR.
> http://www.ata-atapi.com/atadrvr.html
> http://www.ata-atapi.com/mindrvr.html

Thanks - that's a handy reference.

Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to have detection code as advanced as
SeaBIOS or filo.

I did note that it uses a small delay when switching drives - I've
committed something similar to SeaBIOS.


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