Re: hda=none hda=noprobe is ignored by <=2.6.15-26

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sat Aug 05 2006 - 09:49:57 EST

Ar Sad, 2006-08-05 am 00:29 +0200, ysgrifennodd koko:
> So why kernel probes IDE channel I just ordered him to IGNORE?

hda=noprobe or failing that hda=none ought to be sufficient. If you need
the latter make sure your CMOS drive settings are correct too.

> [17179577.060000] Probing IDE interface ide0...
> [17179611.848000] ide0: Wait for ready failed before probe !
> [snip]
> almost a minute here :/

That indicates a possible pull-up resistor problem too. The kernel is
seeing the cable as having a drive on it that is not responding so waits
the required spin up time.

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