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On Sun, 22 Oct 2000, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:

> > No the are the pci device ide but different guts. This is the ugliness
> > that most never see.
> I think you left some words out. Are you saying that this is one of those
> chips which change PCI id in order to give the appearance of backwards
> compatability? That it's not really a VT82C586?


The North/South Bridge combination names will change but ATA/IDE device
ID's are identical. This is how the features differ from one to the

So your ATA-33 limited will report the same ID as an ATA-66.


Andre Hedrick
The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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