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SubjectRe: IDE-flash device and hard disk on same controller

Geert,

Look at 2.4.20-pre2-ac5.

I fixed that problem.

On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > Attached is the ATA core...
> >
> > Just to give a little bit more information about the previously attached
> > code, it is merely a module that does two things: (a) demonstrates
> > proper [and sometimes faster-than-current-linus] ATA bus probing, and
> > (b) demonstrates generic registration and initialization of ATA devices
> > and channels. All other tasks can be left to "personality" (a.k.a.
> > class) drivers, such as 'disk', 'cdrom', 'floppy', ... types.
>
> Looks nice (at first sight)!
>
> But one limitation is that it always assumes the IDE ports are located in I/O
> space :-(
> What about architectures where IDE ports are located in MMIO space? Or worse,
> have some ports in I/O space (e.g. PCI IDE card) and some in MMIO space (e.g.
> SOC or mainboard IDE host interface)?
>
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>
> Geert
>
> --
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org
>
> In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
> when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
> -- Linus Torvalds
>

Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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