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Re: IDE routines for the ENCM3 in 2.6

To: ashlesha@kenati.com
Subject: Re: IDE routines for the ENCM3 in 2.6
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 22:01:02 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Ar Gwe, 2006-08-11 am 17:33 -0700, ysgrifennodd Ashlesha Shintre:
> Thanks for your inputs Alan.  I m still a bit confused though as to why
> its only the IDE routines which need to be written in a separate ide.c
> file.  My point is that there are other devices such as serial ports and
> floppy disk drives on the Southbridge too, for which there dont seem to
> be separate routines in the arch/mips/encm3 directory.

The IDE should not need seperate routines either, just any boot time set
up of resources that the core IDE expects the BIOS or firmware to have
done (if your boot firmware does not).



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