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Re: IDE on Swarm

To: Gary Smith <gary.smith@3phoenix.com>
Subject: Re: IDE on Swarm
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 16:32:08 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Gary Smith wrote:
[snip]
> I am using a BCM91250A evaluation board with a compactflash device connected
> to the onboard IDE controller.  When booting with a Linux 2.4.20 kernel, the
> IDE interface is recognized and the compactflash device is hda.  When
> booting with a Linux 2.6.16.25 kernel, the IDE interface is recognized, but
> no device information is echoed to the console.  I've included output below.
> The message post above mentions that there were problems with the IDE driver
> in Linux 2.6 during the late 2004 time-frame.  I'd like to inquire about the
> current availability of the IDE driver in the kernel.

The SWARM onboard IDE works for me with the appended patch. (Originally from
Peter Horton <pdh@colonel-panic.org>.)


Thiemo

--- a/drivers/ide/mips/swarm.c
+++ b/drivers/ide/mips/swarm.c
@@ -127,6 +127,7 @@ static int __devinit swarm_ide_probe(str
        memcpy(hwif->io_ports, hwif->hw.io_ports, sizeof(hwif->io_ports));
        hwif->irq = hwif->hw.irq;
 
+       probe_hwif_init(hwif);
        dev_set_drvdata(dev, hwif);
 
        return 0;

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