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Re: IDE driver problem

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: IDE driver problem
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 19:16:45 +0100
Cc: "Liu Hongming (Alan)" <alanliu@trident.com.cn>, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 06:38:17PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> > I'm not sure what you call endian issue here.  The PC style partition
> > table code we've used for years on big endian systems without problems.
> 
> I guess his hardware has a byteswapped IDE bus, like on Atari, Q40/Q60 and
> Tivo.

Oh, those.  I fear every possible way to hookup the IDE bus in a more or
particularly less intelligent way to a system has already been found out
there ...

  Ralf

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