Re: [preview] VIA IDE 4.0 and AMD IDE 2.0 with automatic PC

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 01:06:39 EST

On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Petr Vandrovec wrote:

> On 9 Feb 01 at 16:58, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> > Unfortunately the PCI speed measuring code needs help from the chipset
> > itself, so it isn't possible to implement in generic code. Maybe a
> > callback could be added to the chipset-specific drivers, though ...
> >
> > I do have some plans with ide-pci.c, so ...
> Is not PCI speed determined by host-bridge setting (and not by IDE
> interface)? In that case we should determine bus speed on PCI bus scan
> using chipset specific drivers. Other non IDE devices, such as matroxfb,
> may be interested in PCI speed too.

that file will most likely go away in 2.5

Andre Hedrick
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