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SubjectRE: IDE-flash device and hard disk on same controller
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Please take me off of this discussion thread.

Thank you.

> Bill Warner , CPU Design Engineer
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> bill.warner@gefanuc.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geert Uytterhoeven [SMTP:geert@linux-m68k.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 2:17 AM
> To: Andre Hedrick
> Cc: Jeff Garzik; Heater, Daniel (IndSys, GEFanuc, VMIC); 'Padraig
> Brady'; 'Linux Kernel'; Warner, Bill (IndSys, GEFanuc, VMIC)
> Subject: Re: 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
>
> --
> 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
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