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    SubjectRe: [git patches] libata updates
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    On Llu, 2006-03-20 at 20:12 -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > In my [no doubt warped] brain, I equate the SFF-8038 interface to "PCI
    > IDE BMDMA", and from there, view most hardware as a subset of PCI IDE
    > BMDMA. It might not do DMA, might not be PCI, might not do irqs, but
    > most PATA hardware seems able to be driven by a "bmdma driver". Thus,
    > the name :)

    Most of that file is ST-506 type register interfaces, only a tiny bit is
    SFF PCI IDE with DMA.

    Expect some patches soon. I've got my tree merged against the git tree
    now, just needs some testing.

    Alan

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