Pegasos 2 support patch ...

Sven Luther sven.luther at
Thu Jul 1 04:52:31 EST 2004

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 05:39:35PM +0100, Adrian Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-06-30 at 17:23, Sven Luther wrote:
> > I am not sure if it works for me, but in your case, would the right
> > solution not be to have d->init_chipset return the irq ?
> No, because d->init_chipset is only called once per pci device, and that
> one pci device provides two channels with different irqs.

Ah, too bad. that said, this could be perhaps changed ? After all the
calling code in the idesetup stuff is per channel, so there is no reason
we could not call this one (or a similar function) for each channel.

> The problem is that the via686 ide is hardwired to irqs 14 and 15 of the
> i8259 interrupt controller internally, but the kernel believes that only
> IDE controllers at the legacy address can have separate irqs for each
> channel.

Is this the case for each via ide controller ? If so why does it work on
x86 ?


Sven Luther

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