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SubjectRe: IDE-flash device and hard disk on same controller
On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> Look at 2.4.20-pre2-ac5.
>
> I fixed that problem.

OK, thanks!

> 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

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