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Re: [PATCH] sibyte patch for 2.6 ide.h

To: Kip Walker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sibyte patch for 2.6 ide.h
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2003 18:57:23 +0200 (MET DST)
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Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
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On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Kip Walker wrote:

> Any objection to the following patch, which lets IDE work on 2.6 for
> SiByte platforms?  Before getting it checked in, I'm willing to hear
> style comments.  I need extra work to happen in ide_init_default_hwifs,
> but that code doesn't fit well in <asm/ide.h> because most of the useful
> declarations in <linux/ide.h> haven't been made yet.  With this patch, I
> hoist the code into a C file, but can call back into the existing code
> (avoiding maintaining a duplicate).

 Hmm, dumb question -- can't your extra work be done in code specific to
the host-adapter?  The ide_init_default_hwifs() function looks like ISA

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