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Re: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: CVS Update@oss.sgi.com: linux
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: 19 Aug 2002 13:57:03 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1020819141201.14441C-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1020819141201.14441C-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 2002-08-19 at 13:35, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
>  Hmm, what's the intent of the change?  IDE, or more properly ATA, was
> originally an ISA-only device and is still only available as ISA-style
> implementations, AFAIK.  I'd prefer it to be available only if any of
> CONFIG_ISA, CONFIG_EISA, CONFIG_PCI (unsure about CONFIG_MCA) is set.

We support ATA devices attached to arbitary busses. The newest ATA code
supports arbitary mmio/pio addressing mechanisms. You don't need ISA or
an ISA like bus.


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