[PATCH] pata-generic/of: Make probing via device tree non-powerpc-specific

Dave Martin dave.martin at linaro.org
Mon Sep 19 06:05:41 EDT 2011


On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 10:43 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux
<linux at arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 03:38:10PM +0100, Dave Martin wrote:
>> This patch enables device-tree-based probing of the pata-generic
>> platform driver across all architectures:


> This may not be the correct way to support the CF slot on Versatile
> Express - it depends whether the CF slot on VE supports just CF
> memory cards or whether it can take any CF card.
> If the latter, then what may be inserted could be a CF network card,
> and that means it's probably wrong to tell the kernel that what's
> there is a PATA interface.

Interesting point.  I don't know whether we've tried plugging anything
else in...

Pawel, can you comment?


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