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SubjectRe: driverfs support for motherboard devices

On Tue, 5 Feb 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > > What about, say, a Promise PCI IDE card? You really need to reference
> > > > the parent PCI device when the is one.
> > > LOL, how about ones that are quad-channel with a DEC-Bridge to slip the
> > > local BUSS?
> >
> > or an i960rp and 3 promise 20276's, I've got two of those...
>
> Yep. And then you hit the CRIS where the ide appears to be on the CPU 8)
>
> I don't think anyone should be trying to define where the IDE goes in the
> heirarchy like this - its dependant on the situation and the platform.

Exactly. My point was that based on the situation, you know the hierarchy
and you can use it.

-pat

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