[PATCH] Add cmd64x IDE driver to default pmac32 config
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Jul 8 16:30:20 EST 2010
On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 08:18 +0200, lawrence rust wrote:
> Sure. it would be preferable but unfortunately the PowerMac on-board IDE
> controller (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE_PMAC), used for the DVD drive on B/W
> G3's, doesn't have a PATA equivalent. So it's pragmatic (until the IDE
> code is removed) to use the IDE cmd64x driver to minimise kernel code
Sure it does nowadays: drivers/ata/pata_macio.c :-)
I merged that upstream in december last year, so it didn't make 2.6.32
which your distro probably uses, but it is in .33 and later.
> A minor correction to my previous post, the first version of Ubuntu to
> suffer from this problem was 9.10.
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