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NAME

       ata_altstatus - Read device alternate status reg

SYNOPSIS

       u8 ata_altstatus  (struct ata_port * ap);

ARGUMENTS

       ap     port where the device is

DESCRIPTION

       Reads  ATA  taskfile  alternate  status register for currently-selected
       device and return its value.

NOTE

       may NOT be used as the check_altstatus entry in ata_port_operations.

LOCKING

       Inherited from caller.

AUTHOR

       Jeff Garzik.