Gary Smith wrote:
> 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 188.8.131.52 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>.)
@@ -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;