Re: [PATCH] restore libata build on frv

From: David Woodhouse
Date: Tue Sep 26 2006 - 04:07:53 EST

On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 16:46 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Ar Llu, 2006-09-25 am 15:39 +0100, ysgrifennodd David Howells:
> > Why does the arch have to supply those numbers? What's wrong with my
> > suggested patch? According to code in libata, these are _legacy_ access
> > methods, and on FRV they aren't currently required, so why can't I dispense
> "legacy, legacy, legacy" "wont wont wont"
> The ports in question are PCI values. They come from the PCI
> specifications and apply to any device with PCI bus, unless it has
> special mappings. The same logic you are whining about is already partly
> handled in the generic pci quirks code, and in time will end up with the
> I/O port value fixups there anyway.
> See quirk_ide_bases in drivers/pci/quirks.c

If we can do that with PCI quirks, why the need to hard-code it in the
IDE driver too?

And IRQ zero isn't particularly helpful suggestion -- using an invalid
IRQ number would be better. Like NO_IRQ or IDE_NO_IRQ, which should be

Don't make me dig out the board where the PCI slots all get IRQ 0 :)


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