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SubjectRe: (2.6 IDE) why PDC202XX_FORCE not allowed with BLK_DEV_PDC202XX_NEW=m?
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[ Please use linux-ide@vger.kernel.org for IDE issues. ]

On Sunday 07 of March 2004 22:07, Jakub Bogusz wrote:
> PDC202XX_FORCE option is needed to override controller disable by BIOS
> when RAID is used. Or maybe there is another way to do this in 2.6.x?

Nope.

> This option has "depends on BLK_DEV_PDC202XX_NEW=y" flag in
> drivers/ide/Kconfig, thus is not available with pdc202xx_new in
> module - why?

It seems like a leftover from non-modular IDE PCI days.

> I saw success report with modular pdc202xx_new after this simple change
> (without PDC202XX_FORCE controller ports were not detected):
>
> --- linux/drivers/ide/Kconfig.orig 2004-03-04 07:16:45.000000000
> +0100 +++ linux/drivers/ide/Kconfig 2004-03-07 17:37:25.000000000 +0100
> @@ -720,7 +720,7 @@
> # FIXME - probably wants to be one for old and for new
> config PDC202XX_FORCE
> bool "Enable controller even if disabled by BIOS"
> - depends on BLK_DEV_PDC202XX_NEW=y
> + depends on BLK_DEV_PDC202XX_NEW
> help
> Enable the PDC202xx controller even if it has been disabled in
> the BIOS setup.
>
>
> The same may apply to PDC202XX_BURST for pdc202xx_old module...
> (but not tested)

Yes, you are right.

Thanks,
Bartlomiej

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