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Re: [PATCH] make PIIX4 ide driver available for MIPS

To: Jun Sun <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] make PIIX4 ide driver available for MIPS
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 16:43:39 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Jun Sun wrote:

> Malta uses this chip.  The native driver does provide significant gain in 
> performance.  See attached bonnie++ test results.

 It's actually weird there are any CPU conditionals there at all.  The
PIIX4 is a generic PCI-ISA bridge after all, so it can be used on any
system equipped with a PCI bus.  DEC Alpha systems used to use Intel's
bridges for EISA and ISA busses as well.

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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