[PATCH 2/3] [libata] pata_of_platform: OF-Platform PATA device driver

Anton Vorontsov avorontsov at ru.mvista.com
Thu Nov 29 02:49:04 EST 2007

On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 10:32:58PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 November 2007, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 06:39:08PM +0300, Anton Vorontsov wrote:
> > > This driver nicely wraps around pata_platform library functions,
> > > and provides OF platform bus bindings to the PATA devices.
> > 
> > > +static struct of_device_id pata_of_platform_match[] = {
> > > +     { .compatible = "pata-platform", },
> > > +};
> > 
> > "pata-platform" really means nothing outside of linux. A more
> > generic label would be useful.


> Maybe the name of the standards it supports? Could be
> "ata-4", "ata-5" and the like, or the exact transfer mode, like
> "pata-udma-5", "pata-pio-3", "sata-150", etc.

You're quite optimistic about pata_platform capabilities. ;-)

As far as I know it is [obviously] supports PIO modes only. And so
far I was able to get max 5.28 MB/s read transfers. Which looks like
ideal case for PIO1 (CF I'm testing on is 3.0, max. PIO4).

I've modified pio_mask appropriately, plus I've tried to comment
out .set_mode = pata_platform_set_mode, and now it says:

ata5: PATA max PIO4 mmio cmd 0xf0000000 ctl 0xf000020c irq 24
ata5.00: CFA: TOSHIBA THNCF512MQG, 3.00, max PIO4
ata5.00: configured for PIO4
ata5.00: configured for PIO4

That looks good, but speed is the same. Oh well, it's another

Back to dts, I think pata-pio-X is good scheme. That way we can
pass pio_mask via device tree. Sounds reasonable?

Anton Vorontsov
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