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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ide.txt b/Documentation/ide.txt
index 1d50f23a5cab..b29ccb43d6cc 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.
@@ -292,9 +292,6 @@ 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 +307,10 @@ 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