Re: ATA port addresses

From: john doe
Date: Sat Apr 30 2005 - 14:02:16 EST

Thanks for the advice, its probably as you say to go
through the kernel and drivers.

Thanks again!

--- Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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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