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Forum: PCMCIA ATA/IDE Device Issues
Re: Question SmartMedia fails after a few retries (Benjamin Fuhrmannek)
Date: 2000, Jun 19
From: David Hinds <>

Use "cardctl eject" before ejecting an IDE device.  Otherwise, the
kernel IDE driver gets confused and can't free the resources allocated
for the card, and eventually, you run out of resources.

-- Dave

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