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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. January 2013 ATA_HOST_START(9)