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Date:	Mon, 7 Feb 2011 13:58:47 +0100
From:	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@...il.com>
To:	Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@...sta.com>
Cc:	linux-ide@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ide: legacy VLB drivers housekeeping

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@...sta.com> wrote:
> Hello.

Hi,

> On 07-02-2011 13:53, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
>
>> * remove stale documentation
>> * remove dead ALWAYS_SET_DTC2278_PIO_MODE code from dtc2278
>> * remove legacy debugging code from ht6560b
>
>> There should be no functional changes caused by this patch.
>
>> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz<bzolnier@...il.com>
>
> [...]
>
>> Index: b/drivers/ide/ali14xx.c
>> ===================================================================
>> --- a/drivers/ide/ali14xx.c
>> +++ b/drivers/ide/ali14xx.c
>> @@ -7,32 +7,7 @@
>>   *
>>   * Works for ALI M1439/1443/1445/1487/1489 chipsets.
>>   *
>> - * Adapted from code developed by derekn@...ece.cmu.edu.  -ml
>> - * Derek's notes follow:
>> - *
>> - * I think the code should be pretty understandable,
>> - * but I'll be happy to (try to) answer questions.
>> - *
>> - * The critical part is in the setupDrive function.  The initRegisters
>> - * function doesn't seem to be necessary, but the DOS driver does it, so
>> - * I threw it in.
>> - *
>> - * I've only tested this on my system, which only has one disk.  I posted
>> - * it to comp.sys.linux.hardware, so maybe some other people will try it
>> - * out.
>> - *
>> - * Derek Noonburg  (derekn@....cmu.edu)
>> - * 95-sep-26
>> - *
>> - * Update 96-jul-13:
>> - *
>> - * I've since upgraded to two disks and a CD-ROM, with no trouble, and
>> - * I've also heard from several others who have used it successfully.
>> - * This driver appears to work with both the 1443/1445 and the 1487/1489
>> - * chipsets.  I've added support for PIO mode 4 for the 1487.  This
>> - * seems to work just fine on the 1443 also, although I'm not sure it's
>> - * advertised as supporting mode 4.  (I've been running a WDC AC21200 in
>> - * mode 4 for a while now with no trouble.)  -Derek
>> + * Adapted from code developed by Derek Noonburg<derekn@...ece.cmu.edu>.
>>  -
>> ml
>
>   The patch is line-wrapped...

[...]

>   And above...

Sorry for that,  I somehow managed to not notice it until now..
(ah, the joys of fresh OS installation)..
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