On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 03:36:27PM -0700, Kristen Carlson Accardi wrote:
> _GTF is an acpi method that is used to reinitialize the drive. It returns
> a task file containing ata commands that are sent back to the drive to restore
> it to boot up defaults.
> Signed-off-by: Kristen Carlson Accardi <[email protected]>
> Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 5
> --- 2.6-mm.orig/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ 2.6-mm/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -48,6 +48,7 @@ parameter is applicable:
> ISAPNP ISA PnP code is enabled.
> ISDN Appropriate ISDN support is enabled.
> JOY Appropriate joystick support is enabled.
> + LIBATA Libata driver is enabled
> LP Printer support is enabled.
> LOOP Loopback device support is enabled.
> M68k M68k architecture is enabled.
> @@ -1013,6 +1014,10 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters.
> emulation library even if a 387 maths coprocessor
> is present.
> + noacpi [LIBATA] Disables use of ACPI in libata suspend/resume
> + when set.
> + Format: <int>
this will confuse users that already think they can disable ACPI with "noacpi"
(instead of "acpi=off") and that already fight with "noapic". I have seen too
many confusions of this kind in bugreports.
Couldn't it be made "libata=noacpi" like we have "pci=noacpi" already?
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