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SubjectRe: The survival of ide-scsi in 2.6.x
On 2003.12.30 13:44, James Bottomley wrote:
> If people will have me, I am prepared to take on that responsibility.
> I am just concerned that I may not have enough of a variety of devices
> to be able to thoroughly test it (unless the DI-30 is the only one :-)).
> What do people see as the requirements to be able to maintain ide-scsi?
>
> Well...there's currently not a long line of people wanting to do this,
> so feel free to send in patches (at least cc'd to linux-scsi so I can
> pick them up easily), and we'll see how it goes.

OK. You did see the patch that came with the original, right? I just sent
it to linux-kernel because the audience there is broader.

Linus wants Jens to look at it, so I'm waiting for his response.

> In the long term, I think libata will end up assuming much of the role
> that ide-scsi does now, but since it doesn't interface to a lot of
> existing motherboard chipsets, we're going to need ide-scsi around for a
> while at least.

Exactly. Thanks, Willem Riede.
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