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Re: [PATCH] make PIIX4 ide driver available for MIPS

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] make PIIX4 ide driver available for MIPS
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 16:43:39 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3D3DF04E.7070401@mvista.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Jun Sun wrote:

> Malta uses this chip.  The native driver does provide significant gain in 
> performance.  See attached bonnie++ test results.

 It's actually weird there are any CPU conditionals there at all.  The
PIIX4 is a generic PCI-ISA bridge after all, so it can be used on any
system equipped with a PCI bus.  DEC Alpha systems used to use Intel's
bridges for EISA and ISA busses as well.

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