Re: [PATCH] ide: Allow IDE interface to specify its not capable of32-bit operations

From: Alan Cox
Date: Tue Feb 14 2006 - 11:45:35 EST

On Maw, 2006-02-14 at 10:22 -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
> In some embedded systems the IDE hardware interface may only support 16-bit
> or smaller accesses. Allow the interface to specify if this is the case
> and don't allow the drive or user to override the setting.

The "no_io_32bit" is just a dead leftover. It has no effect at all
anyway so this patch is a bit pointless.

Do a grep over the code for no_io_32bit and you will see its essentially
a private variable in the CMD640 driver.

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