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SubjectRe: [PATCH 14/15] misc: Configurable number of supported IDE interfaces
On Fri, Nov 11, 2005 at 06:34:27PM +0100, Roman Zippel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Fri, 11 Nov 2005, Matt Mackall wrote:
>
> > It's intentional. The current CONFIG_IDE_MAX_HWIFS is a hidden
> > variable that sets a per architecture maximum. To the best of my
> > knowledge, there's no way to do, say:
> >
> > default 4 if ARCH_FOO
> > default 1 if ARCH_BAR
> >
> > ..so I'm stuck with using two config symbols anyway.
>
> Where is the problem? This should work fine.

Does it? Didn't work when last I checked (which was a while ago).

> With the latest kernel you can even use a dynamic range:
>
> config IDE_HWIFS
> int "..."
> range 1 IDE_MAX_HWIFS

But this suggests a good reason to hold on to both variables.

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