Re: [Yaird-devel] Bug#345067: ide-geenric inclusion even if it doesn't exist.
Sven Luther <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 10:03:38AM +0900, Horms wrote:
>> 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.
> What we need to know is why the x86 via driver apparently needs the
> ide-generic module to be loaded after the via-ide one, while there doesn't
> seem to be a difference on powerpc who doesn't even build ide-generic.
> Could you try booting your via board with just viac8xx or whatever it is
> named, and not including the ide-generic file (means patching
> /usr/lib/yaird/perl/Hardware.pm, where it is hardcoded).
Sure, I will try and test that out. Though it won't be toady.