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Re: [ppc patch] support SCSI disks

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [ppc patch] support SCSI disks
Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2004 09:21:51 +0000
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Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden> writes:

> This patch allows grub2 to find SCSI disks. Please apply.
> 2004-10-01    Hollis Blanchard        <address@hidden>
>       * disk/powerpc/ieee1275/ofdisk.c (grub_ofdisk_iterate):
>       call grub_children_iterate for device nodes of type `scsi'.
>       (grub_ofdisk_open): remove manual device alias resolution.
>       Fix memory leak when device cannot be opened.
>       Fix error checking after grub_ieee1275_get_property.
>       * include/grub/powerpc/ieee1275/ieee1275.h 
>       (grub_children_iterate): new prototype.
>       * kern/powerpc/ieee1275/openfw.c (grub_children_iterate):
>       new function.

Isn't it possible to make this a bit more generic?  So not iterating
over only scsi but also over `ide' when it is available, for example?
That way it is more likely the code will work on other machines as

Or is this idea just silly?


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