Re: ATA port addresses

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 15:26:05 EST

On Gwe, 2005-04-29 at 16:37, john doe wrote:
> Thank you for the prompt reply!
> I'll look at this option closer. Is there a way to
> bypass the IDE driver though?

Write your own kernel 8) There isn't really a way to bypass it and since
you rely on the kernel for functionality like mmap you rely on it for
trust anyway. More pressingly you need DMA functionality for some
hardware and the newer devices are all getting very clever and sometimes
very unique in their interfacing

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