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SubjectRe: Linux-2.5.28

On Sat, 27 Jul 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Sat, 27 Jul 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> > I'm talking about people who don't even bother to do
> > bug-reports, but only trash-talk the maintenance.
> On that note, let me mention the machines I personally am using IDE, and
> apparently do not see problems: a dual PII with "Intel Corp. 82371AB PIIX4
> IDE", and a P4 with "SiS 5513 IDE (rev 208)".
> Both setups in DMA mode, both setups have one disk per channel (first
> channel is disk, second channel is CD-ROM).
> So what are the patterns for "working" vs "broken"?
> Linus

You have too standard systems to see problems :-).

Unusual combinations or more quirky chipsets -> real problems.

Plus there are PIO problems (esp. multisector), but some of them
(not all) are in 2.4 IDE forward port also.


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