Re: New IDE maintainer (was Re: cmd64x: irq 14: nobody cared -system is dreadfully slow)

From: Alan Cox
Date: Mon Jun 22 2009 - 13:32:42 EST

> Actually, m68k, m32r and h8300 currently can't use libata at all
> for one reason or another, mostly missing support for dma-mapping.h

That wants fixing and your ifdef patches looked a route to beat it into
some kind of shape

> side, it should be possible to convert almost any non-PCI ATA
> chip to use drivers/ata/pata_platform.c or pata_of_platform.c.

The ioc4 and the ppc ones are a bit harder as they have custom DMA
descriptor tables and stuff. The rest I agree.
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