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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] AHCI updates: Marvell AHCI PATA works; pata_marvell fate?
Ville Syrjälä wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 10:50:31AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
>>> Marvell PATA on 6121 and similar chips should also work, but that hasn't
>>> yet been tested. Here's the full list of what still needs testing:
>>>
>>> - master + slave devices
>>> - ATAPI
>>> - 6121 (6123? others?)
>> LBA48
>>
>>
>>> Also, there is the open question of how to deal with pata_marvell
>>> co-existence
>> I think for the moment make PATA support by AHCI a config option and as
>> soon as we trust it we can get rid of the option and of pata_marvell.
>
> How does this relate to 6101 which is a PATA only controller? Would that
> continue to use pata_marvell or does this new stuff support such things
> too?

I'm pretty sure 6101 will behave similarly to 6121, but have not verified.

Jeff



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