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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.19-rc6][RESEND] ata_piix: IDE mode SATA patch for Intel ICH9
Gaston, Jason D wrote:
> I was thinking that if a functional difference was found, it would be
> easier to tweak.
> There are differences between the ICH8 and ICH9 SATA controller. For
> example, the PCS register now has port present bits that used to be
> reserved in ICH8. I'm not sure how or if these could be used in
> ata_piix.

Separating ich9 out from ich8 isn't difficult. Let's do that when there
is need. ata_piix always has been using the same entry if there is no
code difference and I don't see any reason to depart from that with ich9.


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