Re: [Yaird-devel] Bug#345067: ide-geenric inclusion even if it doesn't exist.
On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 10:24:51AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 01:51:52AM +0000, Horms wrote:
> > Stephen Gran <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Oh look, why are you still fighting about this? It seems to me that the
> > > real problem is that the via module doesn't declare a relation to
> > > ide-generic in situations where it actually does need it. Why not fix
> > > the kernel, so that yaird doesn't have to bend over backwards? Not that
> > > I really care either way, but it does seem to me to be cleaner to fix
> > > the underlying problem rather than adding increasingly nonsensical
> > > special case code somewhere else to work around it.
> > Can someone cook up a patch for this and send it upstream and/or here?
> I guess this means someone needs to investigate it with the hardware that is
> broken in the first place. Nobody seemed interested in doing so, and i don't
> have broken via-ide x86 hardware myself.
> Now, can we please get the borken hack in yaird be backed out or at least
> disabled on powerpc as my patch proposed ?
As I subsequently mentioned on IRC, I have some Via hardware, though I'm
not sure if its broken or not. If someone wants me to run tests, please
let me know.