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Subject[PATCH] 2.5.59 add six help texts to drivers/ide/Kconfig
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Here are some help texts from 2.4.21-pre3 Configure.help which are
needed in 2.5.59 drivers/ide/Kconfig.

Steven

--- linux-2.5.59/drivers/ide/Kconfig.orig Tue Jan 28 14:45:25 2003
+++ linux-2.5.59/drivers/ide/Kconfig Tue Jan 28 14:50:41 2003
@@ -193,6 +193,13 @@
config IDE_TASK_IOCTL
bool "IDE Taskfile Access"
depends on BLK_DEV_IDE
+ help
+ This is a direct raw access to the media. It is a complex but
+ elegant solution to test and validate the domain of the hardware and
+ perform below the driver data recover if needed. This is the most
+ basic form of media-forensics.
+
+ If you are unsure, say N here.

#bool ' IDE Taskfile IO' CONFIG_IDE_TASKFILE_IO
comment "IDE chipset support/bugfixes"
@@ -245,6 +252,10 @@
bool "PCI IDE chipset support" if PCI
depends on BLK_DEV_IDE
default BLK_DEV_IDEDMA_PMAC if ALL_PPC && BLK_DEV_IDEDMA_PMAC
+ help
+ Say Y here for PCI systems which use IDE drive(s).
+ This option helps the IDE driver to automatically detect and
+ configure all PCI-based IDE interfaces in your system.

config BLK_DEV_GENERIC
bool "Generic PCI IDE Chipset Support"
@@ -347,6 +358,10 @@
config BLK_DEV_IDEDMA_FORCED
bool "Force enable legacy 2.0.X HOSTS to use DMA"
depends on BLK_DEV_IDEDMA_PCI
+ help
+ This is an old piece of lost code from Linux 2.0 Kernels.
+
+ Generally say N here.

config IDEDMA_PCI_AUTO
bool "Use PCI DMA by default when available"
@@ -383,6 +398,12 @@
config IDEDMA_PCI_WIP
bool "ATA Work(s) In Progress (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on BLK_DEV_IDEDMA_PCI && EXPERIMENTAL
+ help
+ If you enable this you will be able to use and test highly
+ developmental projects. If you say N, the configurator will
+ simply skip those options.
+
+ It is SAFEST to say N to this question.

config IDEDMA_NEW_DRIVE_LISTINGS
bool "Good-Bad DMA Model-Firmware (WIP)"
@@ -656,6 +677,18 @@
config BLK_DEV_SLC90E66
tristate "SLC90E66 chipset support"
depends on BLK_DEV_IDEDMA_PCI
+ help
+ This driver ensures (U)DMA support for Victroy66 SouthBridges for
+ SMsC with Intel NorthBridges. This is an Ultra66 based chipset.
+ The nice thing about it is that you can mix Ultra/DMA/PIO devices
+ and it will handle timing cycles. Since this is an improved
+ look-a-like to the PIIX4 it should be a nice addition.
+
+ If you say Y here, you need to say Y to "Use DMA by default when
+ available" as well.
+
+ Please read the comments at the top of
+ drivers/ide/slc90e66.c.

config BLK_DEV_TRM290
tristate "Tekram TRM290 chipset support"
@@ -880,6 +913,12 @@
config BLK_DEV_4DRIVES
bool "Generic 4 drives/port support"
depends on IDE_CHIPSETS
+ help
+ Certain older chipsets, including the Tekram 690CD, use a single set
+ of I/O ports at 0x1f0 to control up to four drives, instead of the
+ customary two drives per port. Support for this can be enabled at
+ runtime using the "ide0=four" kernel boot parameter if you say Y
+ here.

config BLK_DEV_ALI14XX
tristate "ALI M14xx support"



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