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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] M68k IDE updates
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    On Llu, 2003-04-14 at 14:44, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > On 14 Apr 2003, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > On Llu, 2003-04-14 at 09:39, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > > > Indeed. Ataris and Q40/Q60s have byteswapped IDE busses, but they expect
    > > > on-disk data to be that way, for compatibility with e.g. TOS.
    > >
    > > That is a higher level problem. You need a byteswap mode for the loop device
    > > it seems. Then you can read atari disks on any box..
    >
    > You're talking about a different problem.
    >
    > We want to read Atari disks on Ataris, too.

    You can initrd a loop over ide root on the Atari. I can see reasons (performance)
    you don't want to do that, and I'm quite happy for someone to split the mmio ops
    for data/control to clean that up.

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