adding Pegasus IDE quirk for pata_via

Matt Sealey matt at
Tue Apr 10 03:39:49 EST 2007

Okay. I'll clean this up and submit a real patch to the Linux IDE mailing list (no point for
PowerPC guys to get any more of these since it is very generic Via IDE stuff now)

Matt Sealey <matt at>
Genesi, Manager, Developer Relations

Alan Cox wrote:
>> Again some comments would be appreciated from anyone who has a better idea on how this controller
>> works. This simple code addition came out of 2 or 3 days of discussion with the Pegasos designer
>> based on his experiences with the chip and is so simple there cannot be much wrong with it
>> apart from coding style and a distinct lack of testing.
> Seems sane to me - as you said the x86 world relies on the BIOS for this
> and in fact pretty much never uses native mode anyway.
> Patch looks fine except pci_find_device is obsolete, please use
> pci_get_device and refcount safe APIs.

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