Re: [PATCH] 2.5.13 IDE 50

From: Martin Dalecki (
Date: Sat May 04 2002 - 18:53:49 EST

Uz.ytkownik Tim Schmielau napisa?:
>>- Fix wrong usage of time_after in ide.c. This should cure the drive
>> timeout problems some people where expierencing. This was clarified
>>to me by
>> Bartek, who apparently checked whatever the actual code is consistent
>>with the comments in front of it. Thank you Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz.
>> I think now that we should have time_past(xxx) in <linux/timer.h>.
> What would you suppose time_past(xxx) to do?

Taking only a single parameter and telling whatever jiffies is bigger
then it. Just that. Becouse if you grep for time_after or time_before
you would realize immediately that nearly all of them take
the variable jiffies as parameter.

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