ide_delay_50ms() freezing on PPC?

Benjamin Herrenschmidt bh40 at
Tue Jun 27 18:30:03 EST 2000

On Mon, Jun 26, 2000, Michel Lanners <mlan at> wrote:

>Hi Andre,
>On  25 Jun, this message from Andre Hedrick echoed through cyberspace:
>> Then we need braoder stubs.
>> Got a suggestion?
>No... before suggesting anything, I'd like to understand why the loop
>doesn't work on PPC (only on PPC?), and why the use of
>schedule_timeout() depends on PCMCIA ide devices....


Can you check the generated code for the loop ? Does it actually re-dead
jiffies from memory or not ? (Did the compiler wrongly tried to optimise
it ?).

Also check jiffies is correctly declared volatile


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