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SubjectRe: [PATCH] M68k IDE updates
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On Llu, 2003-04-21 at 17:55, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> However, there's also a routine that involves more magic:
> taskfile_lib_get_identify(). While trying to understand that one, I found more
> commands that should call the (possible byteswapping) hwif->ata_input_id()
> operations, like SMART commands. So first we need a clearer differentiation
> between commands that transfer on-platter data, or other drive data.
>
> Any comments from the IDE experts?

Only one, stop abusing the IDE layer and do your byte swapping via a loopback/md
or similar piece of code.

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