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Re: [MIPS] SMTC: Fix crash on bootup with idebus= command line argument.

To: macro@linux-mips.org
Subject: Re: [MIPS] SMTC: Fix crash on bootup with idebus= command line argument.
From: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 23:07:12 +0900 (JST)
Cc: ralf@linux-mips.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:40:57 +0100 (BST), "Maciej W. Rozycki" 
<macro@linux-mips.org> wrote:
> > And how about this patch?  Does this fix the problem on SWARM?
> > http://www.linux-mips.org/archives/linux-mips/2007-09/msg00036.html
> 
>  Thanks a lot -- it makes things work for my SWARM as expected.  But 
> doesn't it break systems where there actually is a PCI-(E)ISA bridge and a 
> legacy IDE interface?

Yes, it would breaks such systems, but that is exactly we have been
doing for years, isn't it?

And if such a platform was really exists, mach-specific ide.h could be
used as final workaround.

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Atsushi Nemoto

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