[coreboot] IDE cable select question
ward at gnu.org
Fri Feb 22 19:26:02 CET 2008
On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 01:13:25PM -0500, joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
> Ok then, I think it may complicate things too much if we had a
> IDENTIFY_DRIVE command query to the drive (Note: this command query is
> also used for DMA settings). That would be like basicly re-writing an
> IDE driver??
> So, I propose a global option (IDE_CABLE = 40 or 80) that can easily
> be adjusted from Config.lb in the targets directory, that sets the
> value for a simple function in
> Does that make sense?
I'd really prefer something that's autosensing, if that's possible, so that
changing hard drives does not cause problems or require a bios flash...
Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator
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