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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.6-pre2 IDE cleanup 16
Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> Martin Dalecki wrote:
>
>
>>- Disable configuration of the task file stuff. It is going to go away
>> and will be replaced by a truly abstract interface based on
>> functionality and *not* direct mess-up of hardware.
>>
>
> Can we also expect a patch to remove the scb's from the scsi midlayer
> from you ?
> I mean, if a standard specifies a nice *common* command packet format
> I'd expect the midlayer
> to create such packets. Taskfile is exactly that... why removing it ?

Show me a usage of it! No please no abstract telling how usufull it
*could* be. Look at the excessive implementation code.
Look at the ATA standard and compare this to SCSI.

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