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ata_host_start: start and freeze ports of an ATA host

NAME

ata_host_start - start and freeze ports of an ATA host

SYNOPSIS

int ata_host_start(struct ata_host host);

ARGUMENTS

host

ATA host to start ports for

DESCRIPTION

Start and then freeze ports of host. Started status is recorded in host->flags, so this function can be called multiple times. Ports are guaranteed to get started only once. If host->ops isn't initialized yet, its set to the first non-dummy port ops.

LOCKING: Inherited from calling layer (may sleep).

RETURN

0 if all ports are started successfully, -errno otherwise.

AUTHOR

Jeff Garzik

Author.

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