Subject: Re: Import JMicron driver [Resending it]
To: Pierrick Brossin <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/13/2006 21:04:25
On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 07:13:42PM +0100, Pierrick Brossin wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 12:59:52PM -0500, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> > This is normal.  I assume you have the usual IDE ribbon cable going to
> > your DVD drive, right?  If so, pciide0 is certainly where it should
> > be.
> Yes but I'm answering to:
> "In this case yes, you can create a jmicronide.c (or jmicronsata.c if
> this is a SATA controller)"
> If I were to create a jmicron...c file would I have to create two files
> because the JMicron controller takes care of ide and sata ?

No; in this case the chip has 2 distinc functions, with 2 different
drivers. If the sata chip is fine with ahcisata no need to write
a new one. And the other part is PATA, jmicronide.c is a fine name.

Manuel Bouyer <>
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