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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-01-26 22:54:32 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-01-26 22:54:32 -0800
commit1c7c2cdec3a6b2873439096983794a550d7ff65b (patch)
tree10ea67846407e9882d50e95a9db675140dd423eb /Documentation
parentMerge branch 'for-linus' of git://git390.osdl.marist.edu/pub/scm/linux-2.6 (diff)
parentide: remove REQ_TYPE_ATA_CMD (diff)
Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/bart/ide-2.6
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/bart/ide-2.6: (63 commits) ide: remove REQ_TYPE_ATA_CMD ide: switch ide_cmd_ioctl() to use REQ_TYPE_ATA_TASKFILE requests ide: switch set_xfer_rate() to use REQ_TYPE_ATA_TASKFILE requests ide: fix final status check in drive_cmd_intr() ide: check BUSY and ERROR status bits before reading data in drive_cmd_intr() ide: don't enable local IRQs for PIO-in in driver_cmd_intr() (take 2) ide: convert "empty" REQ_TYPE_ATA_CMD requests to use REQ_TYPE_ATA_TASKFILE ide: initialize rq->cmd_type in ide_init_drive_cmd() callers ide: use wait_drive_not_busy() in drive_cmd_intr() (take 2) ide: kill DATA_READY define ide: task_end_request() fix ide: use rq->nr_sectors in task_end_request() ide: remove needless ->cursg clearing from task_end_request() ide: set IDE_TFLAG_IN_* flags before queuing/executing command ide-tape: fix handling of non-special requests in ->end_request method ide: fix final status check in task_in_intr() ide: clear HOB bit for REQ_TYPE_ATA_CMD requests in ide_end_drive_cmd() ide: fix ->io_32bit race in ide_taskfile_ioctl() cmd64x: remove /proc/ide/cmd64x ide: remove broken disk byte-swapping support ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ide.txt b/Documentation/ide.txt
index 1d50f23a5cab..94e2e3b9e77f 100644
--- a/Documentation/ide.txt
+++ b/Documentation/ide.txt
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
*** The CMD640 is also used on some Vesa Local Bus (VLB) cards, and is *NOT*
*** automatically detected by Linux. For safe, reliable operation with such
-*** interfaces, one *MUST* use the "ide0=cmd640_vlb" kernel option.
+*** interfaces, one *MUST* use the "cmd640.probe_vlb" kernel option.
*** Use of the "serialize" option is no longer necessary.
@@ -244,10 +244,6 @@ Summary of ide driver parameters for kernel command line
"hdx=nodma" : disallow DMA
- "hdx=swapdata" : when the drive is a disk, byte swap all data
- "hdx=bswap" : same as above..........
"hdx=scsi" : the return of the ide-scsi flag, this is useful for
allowing ide-floppy, ide-tape, and ide-cdrom|writers
to use ide-scsi emulation on a device specific option.
@@ -292,9 +288,6 @@ The following are valid ONLY on ide0, which usually corresponds
to the first ATA interface found on the particular host, and the defaults for
the base,ctl ports must not be altered.
- "ide0=cmd640_vlb" : *REQUIRED* for VLB cards with the CMD640 chip
- (not for PCI -- automatically detected)
"ide=doubler" : probe/support IDE doublers on Amiga
There may be more options than shown -- use the source, Luke!
@@ -310,6 +303,10 @@ i.e. to enable probing for ALI M14xx chipsets (ali14xx host driver) use:
* "probe" module parameter when ali14xx driver is compiled as module
("modprobe ali14xx probe")
+Also for legacy CMD640 host driver (cmd640) you need to use "probe_vlb"
+kernel paremeter to enable probing for VLB version of the chipset (PCI ones
+are detected automatically).
IDE ATAPI streaming tape driver