[PATCH 1/2] [ide] mmio ide support

Sergei Shtylyov sshtylyov at ru.mvista.com
Sun Jul 8 02:51:56 EST 2007

Arnd Bergmann wrote:

>>This adds support for MMIO IDE device like CompactFlash 
>>in TrueIDE mode.

>>Signed-off-by: Anton Vorontsov <avorontsov at ru.mvista.com> 
>>Signed-off-by: Vitaly Bordug <vitb at kernel.crashing.org>

> Hmm, are we still adding new IDE drivers? Do you also have a

    Yes, why not?

> driver for the new libata layer?

    No (sorry for replying for Vitaly but I know the situation).

> I think it would even be simpler to do.

    Wel have no interest in it right now.

> You could also make it an of_platform_driver at the same time
> instead of adding more cruft to fsl_soc.c. Since we're already

    That's a fair point (and fsl_soc.c doesn't seem proper place anyway).

> about to add the electra_ide.c driver in 2.6.23, I guess there
> should really be _one_ driver that is able to handle all
> of_device based ATA hosts.

    One driver to rule them all. :-)
    That may be not so simple as it seems...

MBR, Sergei

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