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Re: IDE driver problem

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: IDE driver problem
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 22:53:10 +0100
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>, "Liu Hongming (Alan)" <alanliu@trident.com.cn>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 09:47:35PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Mer, 2004-02-25 at 18:16, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > 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 ...
> 
> You would be suprised. You can do PIO IDE on just about anything. I
> think the most grotesque I've seen is bitbanged IDE PIO on GPIO ports

And I thought the ISA bus accessible only through an address / data
register pair was gross ;-)

  Ralf

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