Breaking MESH on non-pmac

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Sat Sep 27 22:40:22 EST 2003

On Sat, 27 Sep 2003, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> There will be some work needed if anybody still owns one of
> these CHRPs with a MESH SCSI controller.


> Basically, I'm switching the driver to macio-based probing
> (new driver model).
> For MESH to be probed on those CHRPs, one will have to either
> hack the driver to add an alternate probe mecanism (ugh !), or
> better, add hydra to the list of known macio chips and make the
> macio device stuff work on CHRPs, which shouldn't be too difficult
> (though it may be weird to have CHRP use pmac_feature.h...)

Time to move one of my SCSI devices from the sym875 to the MESH chain...



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