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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pata_hpt3x3: Major reworking and testing
On Tuesday 03 July 2007, Alan Cox wrote:
> > The new improved driver is not really better than the old one because
> > the old one is broken. :)
> >
> > Old driver does identical configuration when it comes to PIO modes.
> No the old driver doesn't even do that. It starts up. It spuriously
> adjusts some non writable PCI BAR registers, prints a message about
> resources being in use already then exits.

OK, thanks for clarifying this.

> I had a poke around the setup. As far as I can observe we break even if
> the ROM timing values are used as is. I suspect documentation or a good
> deal of luck is needed.


BTW the original Andre's driver had some references to misc configuration
registers at offsets 0x10 and 0x11 of PCI BAR4.

Does anybody have DOS driver for HPT343? Google doesn't have it...

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