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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] ARM: always select HAVE_IDE
    On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:59:16AM +0100, Russell King wrote:
    > On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 12:37:53PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > > Any objections against the patch below?
    >
    > Let's look at the rest of the situation surrounding HAVE_IDE first.
    > It's something of a mess:
    >
    > avr32, m68knommu, ppc, s390 and v850 do not have asm/ide.h
    >
    > avr32, m68knommu, ppc, v850 all set HAVE_IDE, arch/s390/Kconfig contains
    > no reference.
    >
    > avr32 supports PATA (which is IDE).
    >
    > Everything else provides an asm/ide.h and sets HAVE_IDE.
    >
    > So:
    >
    > Q1. Do avr32, m68knommu, ppc, v850 have IDE support or do they not?

    avr32 is fixed in 2.6.25 (no more HAVE_IDE)
    m68knommu I'll check
    ppc arch will be removed in 2 months
    v850 arch is completely hosed, and I'm already trying to get it removed

    > Q2. Should avr32, m68knommu, ppc, v850 supply an asm/ide.h header?
    > Q3. Is it worth supporting HAVE_IDE for all kernel architectures when
    > its just one (s390) which supports neither IDE nor ATA - or would
    > something more generic covering both be appropriate.
    >
    > --
    > Russell King

    cu
    Adrian

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