[U-Boot] [PATCH] SATA: do not auto-initialize during boot

Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Dec 12 01:13:37 CET 2008

On Dec 11, 2008, at 6:01 PM, Wolfgang Denk wrote:

> Dear Kumar,
> In message <29E3D6BF-AA38-40C3- 
> AC21-87DCBBB82CAE at kernel.crashing.org> you wrote:
>>> I agree with Kumare - having to run "sata init" manually is  
>>> annoying.
> Sorry for the bodus 'e' here.
>>> We should auto-run it upon the first "sata" command if it hasn't  
>>> been
>>> called before (but still keep the option  to  run  it  manually,   
>>> for
>>> example   to   (re-)   initialize   the  system  after  changing   
>>> the
>>> configuration while the system is running).
>> But its not just sata commands.  I know I've used a SATA disk w/ext2
>> load commands.
> But this will eventually call some S-ATA function  intenrally,w  hcih
> can  check  that S-ATA has not been initialized yet, and run the init
> function?

Ok.  Agreed if that is how Mike's patch ends up working.

- k

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