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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] [POWERPC] MPC8349E-mITX: use platform IDE driver for CF interface

    Scott Wood wrote:

    >> Also, what mmio-ide in the compat properly means in the context of
    >>ide_platform which is able to handle both port and memory mapped IDE.

    > I/O-space is only valid in the context of PCI, ISA, or similar buses, and
    > the bus-specific reg format indicates whether it's mmio-space or
    > io-space.

    You could save time on lecturing me (and use it to look on the driver ;-).

    >>I think we must get rid with this crap, and since this IDE register
    >>mapping is pretty much board specific, call it something like
    >>"mpc8349emitx-ide" instead.

    > What is board specific about a set of standard IDE registers at a given

    The regisrer mapping used is highly non-standard.

    > address? Do we need to make board-specific glue code for all of the

    We're already in board specific code, so why the heck not? :-)

    > various ns16550-compatibles out there as well?

    I never suggested that -- what I did suggest was make of_serial.c
    recognize certain chip types and register them with 8250 driver.

    > -Scott

    MBR, Sergei
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