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From: Prarit Bhargava <prarit@redhat.com>
To: ia64 Fedora Core Development <fedora-ia64-list@redhat.com>
Cc: "Zhang, Yanmin" <yanmin_zhang@linux.intel.com>,
	linux-ide@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Fedora-ia64-list] Re: The 5th bar of ide controller at legacy mode
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 13:24:24 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45D0B0D8.1020103@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <617E1C2C70743745A92448908E030B2A011E7BEC@scsmsx411.amr.corp.intel.com>


>
> If many other BIOS writers believe the same thing as ours, then maybe
> it might be worth fixing ... otherwise it looks like we'll need a quirk
> (this machine is old, there isn't much liklihood of an updated BIOS release
> for just this issue).
>
>   

Tony,

As Alan suggested I think Yanmin should put together an 
arch/ia64/kernel/quirks.c (similar to arch/i386/kernel/quirks.c).

Note that my worry is by opening up quirks.c to this type of fix, 
vendors will be less inclined to fix other serious BIOS issues...

P.


  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-12 18:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-12  1:40 Zhang, Yanmin
2007-02-12 12:22 ` [Fedora-ia64-list] " Prarit Bhargava
2007-02-12 12:56 ` Alan
2007-02-12 18:18   ` [Fedora-ia64-list] " Luck, Tony
2007-02-12 18:24     ` Prarit Bhargava [this message]
2007-02-12 19:24     ` Alan

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