Re: [RESEND PATCH] arm: assabet_defconfig: disable IDE subsystem

From: Sekhar Nori
Date: Thu Mar 09 2017 - 06:58:08 EST

On Thursday 09 March 2017 05:17 PM, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> Hi Sekhar,
> On Thursday, March 09, 2017 02:09:30 PM Sekhar Nori wrote:
>> Hi Bartlomiej,
>> On Wednesday 08 March 2017 08:30 PM, Sekhar Nori wrote:
>>>> It took a while to get to it but here is the draft driver patch
>>>> against v4.11-rc1. Please test.
>>> I tested this on DM6446 EVM. I was able to mount existing partitions on
>>> the hard disk and see that the directory listing looks good[1]. I will do
>>> more tests (including comparing performance with old driver) tomorrow. I
>> I completed the tests I wanted to, including some read/write/data
>> integrity tests. Performance is same as before too.
>> Tested-by: Sekhar Nori <nsekhar@xxxxxx>
> Thanks for testing!
>> Here are the additional changes I did. These changes do not clash with
> I'll split the draft patch on ATA & platform changes and make a proper
> submission. I'll also include your changes (can I have your Signed-by
> for them?).

Signed-of-by: Sekhar Nori <nsekhar@xxxxxx>

>> what I have already queued for v4.12. That said, its probably better if
>> I carry the platform pieces through my tree. Let me know how you want
>> to proceed.
> I think that it would be the best to ask Tejun to make a separate branch
> with a pata_bk3710 driver so it can be pulled into your tree to preserve
> bisectability.

Sounds good. What about removal of IDE driver? Do you want to have both
drivers existing in v4.12 and get rid of the IDE driver in v4.13 ?