[2.6 patch] ARM: always select HAVE_IDE
rmk+lkml at arm.linux.org.uk
Thu Apr 17 07:00:05 EDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 01:48:36PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:59:16AM +0100, Russell King wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 12:37:53PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > Any objections against the patch below?
> > Let's look at the rest of the situation surrounding HAVE_IDE first.
> > It's something of a mess:
> > avr32, m68knommu, ppc, s390 and v850 do not have asm/ide.h
> > avr32, m68knommu, ppc, v850 all set HAVE_IDE, arch/s390/Kconfig contains
> > no reference.
> > avr32 supports PATA (which is IDE).
> > Everything else provides an asm/ide.h and sets HAVE_IDE.
> > So:
> > Q1. Do avr32, m68knommu, ppc, v850 have IDE support or do they not?
> avr32 is fixed in 2.6.25 (no more HAVE_IDE)
avr32 has ATA, so the only reason it doesn't actually use IDE is because
they're using libata entirely. This is NO different from the situation
on ARM - some machine classes use entirely libata, others use IDE, and
some others are trying to give up IDE in favour of libata.
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
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