This is a discussion on [2.6 patch] PCMCIA mustn't select HAVE_IDE - Kernel ; On Sunday 27 April 2008, Sam Ravnborg wrote: > > > > > > I do actually not care much how this gets resolved (we could even > > > ditch HAVE_IDE and provide asm/ide.h on all architectures) if there's ...
On Sunday 27 April 2008, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > >
> > > I do actually not care much how this gets resolved (we could even
> > > ditch HAVE_IDE and provide asm/ide.h on all architectures) if there's
> > > general agreement that this is the way to go.
> > Seems like a way to go now that all crazy IDE core code vs arch code
> > inter-dependiences have been fixed (the ideal solution would be to ditch
> > asm/ide.h completely but this requires some more time/work).
> I invented HAVE_IDE in the past to make it trivial for arm to
> use drivers/Kconfig.
> And that incentive are not broken by your suggestion so fine with me.
> But I really do not know about s390. They were the only one
> without IDE in the past.
They don't seem to support neither PCI nor ISA so I think that we
should just special case them (== make IDE depend on BLOCK && !S390).
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