[lkml]   [2001]   [May]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: PIO mode support for 82371mx?
> "accelerator"?  it's just another ide controller.

I know, but as you wrote, the marketing department and so forth.

> or the piix driver doesn't recognize the pci vid/did for this
> particular chip. both are easy to fix.

I figured out it had to be something along those lines, but I'm not sure
(I'm not at kernel developer, not even close). For a start this particular
instance of the 82371 does NOT support Bus mastering. It seems that all
other variants do.

> you should seriously consider getting something else to use,
> though: PIO is the pits. it's been obsolete on desktops for
> at least 5 years.

It's not a desktop :) It's a laptop and as such I'm pretty much stuck with
the IDE capabilities built into it :|

Regards Thomas, Denmark

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:53    [W:0.020 / U:1.684 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site