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From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
To: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/12] ide: add ide-4drives host driver
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 09:26:35 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080216092635.987f002f.randy.dunlap@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080216163911.10174.58246.sendpatchset@localhost.localdomain>

On Sat, 16 Feb 2008 17:39:11 +0100 Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:

> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_4DRIVES deserves its own host driver:
> 
> * Add drivers/ide/legacy/ide-4drives.c and move "4drives" support there.
> 
> * Add ide-4drives.o in the link order after all other legacy host
>   drivers enabled by "ide0=" options (they all are mutually exclusive).
> 
> * Make ide-4drives host driver probe itself for IDE devices instead of
>   indirectly depending on ide_generic host driver.
> 
> * Add "probe" module parameter to ide-4drives and update documentation.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/ide.txt            |    5 ++--
>  drivers/ide/Kconfig              |    4 +--
>  drivers/ide/ide.c                |   15 ++----------
>  drivers/ide/legacy/Makefile      |    1 
>  drivers/ide/legacy/ide-4drives.c |   46 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  5 files changed, 55 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> 
> Index: b/Documentation/ide.txt
> ===================================================================
> --- a/Documentation/ide.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/ide.txt
> @@ -242,8 +242,6 @@ Summary of ide driver parameters for ker
>  			  both the respective primary and secondary channel
>  			  to take effect.
>  
> - "idex=four"		: four drives on idex and ide(x^1) share same ports
> -			
>   "idex=reset"		: reset interface after probe
>  
>   "idex=ata66"		: informs the interface that it has an 80c cable
> @@ -276,6 +274,9 @@ Also for legacy CMD640 host driver (cmd6
>  kernel paremeter to enable probing for VLB version of the chipset (PCI ones
>  are detected automatically).
>  
> +You also need to use "probe" kernel paramater for ide-4drives driver

                                       parameter

> +(support for IDE generic chipset with four drives on one port).
> +

---
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-16 17:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-16 16:38 [PATCH 01/12] ide: remove ide_default_io_ctl() macro Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 02/12] ide: remove ppc ifdef from init_ide_data() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 03/12] ide: add ide-4drives host driver Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 17:26   ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2008-02-17 17:12     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-19 13:03   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2008-02-19 21:24     ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 04/12] cmd640: cleanup setup_device_ptrs() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 05/12] cmd640: init hwif->{io_ports,irq} explicitly Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 06/12] ide: limit legacy VLB host drivers to alpha, x86 and mips Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 07/12] ide: init hwif->{io_ports,irq} explicitly in legacy VLB host drivers Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 08/12] ide: remove needless hwif->irq check from ide_hwif_configure() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:39 ` [PATCH 09/12] ide: move default IDE ports setup to ide_generic host driver Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:40 ` [PATCH 10/12] ide: remove ide_init_default_irq() macro Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:40 ` [PATCH 11/12] ide: cleanup ide_match_hwif() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2008-02-16 16:40 ` [PATCH 12/12] ide: cleanup ide_find_port() Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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