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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 14:56:23 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1020819151339.14441F-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1020819151339.14441F-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 2002-08-19 at 14:22, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
>  Hmm, does such hardware already exist?  I don't think it's reasonable to
> make some code available to a user in a configuration that will never make
> use of it.  E.g. a plain TURBOchannel box (or one with no I/O bus) won't
> ever see a native ATA device (SCSI to ATA bridges obviously don't count). 
> I'll check if the code builds at all. 

Sure. There are embedded devices with onboard IDE controller logic. I
don't know about in mipsdom but certainly elsewhere.

I'm not aware of turdochannel IDE but there is a homebrew QBUS IDE
project


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