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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To: Michael Schmitz <>
Cc: "Linux/m68k" <>,,
	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] drivers/ata: convert pata_falcon to arch platform device
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2019 11:31:23 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Michael,

On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 5:59 AM Michael Schmitz <> wrote:
> Am 04.09.2019 um 00:44 schrieb Geert Uytterhoeven:
> > On Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 12:02 AM Michael Schmitz <> wrote:
> >> The Atari platform device setup now provides a platform device
> >> for the Falcon IDE interface. Use this in place of the simple platform
> >> device set up in the old pata_falcon probe code.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Michael Schmitz <>

> >> +module_platform_driver_probe(pata_falcon_driver, pata_falcon_init_one);
> >
> > This doesn't seem to work in the builtin case (e.g. atari_defconfig with
> > ide replaced by ata): no hard drives are detected.
> Due to a dumb naming mismatch between driver and platform code
> (shouldn't have rushed this right before going on leave). This would
> have made the driver fail in the modular case as well.
> I'll fix that along with adding some error checking in the Atari
> platform init code.


> Regarding the potential bisection issue with this series - that ought to
> be fixed as well by renaming the platform resource to match what the new
> driver expects. I'd rather leave the two patches separate so the Atari
> platform code one can go through your tree.

No it isn't: the resource is still busy, and probing fails.
Hence I'll merge them.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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