CompactFlash on PQII Pro

Kumar Gala galak at
Thu Aug 24 09:04:44 EST 2006

On Aug 23, 2006, at 5:16 PM, Ben Warren wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a custom board where we've hung a CompactFlash on the local bus
> of an MPC8349 processor, intending to use it in 'True IDE' mode.  The
> closest thing I've found in the kernel tree is
> drivers/ide/ppc/ide-m8xx.c, although it's *very* possible I'm not
> looking in the right place.
> I believe my chip's local bus is similar to the 8xx, so making this
> driver work with my hardware doesn't seem like that big a deal.  I  
> fully
> expect to have to monkey with UPM timings among other things.  On the
> other hand, this seems like something other people would have done,
> maybe with one of the other PQ families like 82xx or 85xx.
> Does anyone have a patch, suggestions or flames they can throw my way?

I know I posted a patch for cf-ide.c to lkml some time ago, this was  
to do a CF in true ide mode using the 83xx localbus.

We did some UPM setup in u-boot to use two CS on Localbus for this.

- kumar

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