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SubjectRe: [PATCH] via82cxxx IDE: Remove /proc/ide/via entry
Hi,

On 9/29/05, Daniel Drake <dsd@gentoo.org> wrote:
> Hi Al,
>
> (btw, original subject was wrong, I actually meant /proc/ide/via)
>
> Al Viro wrote:
> > Care to explain
> > * where to get equivalent information?
>
> I don't think there is anywhere else that provides the whole range, but I do
> question the usefulness of most of it :)

Exactly, all the important information is available through other sources
(dmesg, lspci and of course /proc/ide/hd?/*) and configuration of timing
registers etc. shouldn't be of user concern (and it is available from PCI
configuration space so code to parse it can be easily moved to user-space).
Bartlomiej
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