ATA_HOST_START(9) libata Library ATA_HOST_START(9)
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).
RETURNS 0 if all ports are started successfully, -errno otherwise.
AUTHOR Jeff Garzik Author.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. September 2010 ATA_HOST_START(9)