Re: [PATCH] pdc20265 problem.

From: Nick Orlov (
Date: Tue Aug 06 2002 - 22:56:23 EST

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 11:09:14PM -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > 2. on most hardware, pdc20xxx is really additional controller.
> That's the problem, most not all. No matter what we assume it will be
> wrong part of the time.


> > 3. if we put pdc20265 in "onboard" list on some hardware (mine for example)
> > pdc20265 is assigned to ide0/1 (even if it's really ide2/3)
> Does this matter as long as we can force it to be where we want?

But wouldn't it be a cleaner solution if we will have _compile_ time
option that by default is turned on in order to handle rare cases,
and _can_ be turned off in order to handle _most_ cases without any
boot-time options?

With best wishes,
	Nick Orlov.

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