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SubjectRe: SATA support merge in 2.4.27
Marcelo Tosatti <> writes:

> Jeff Garzik sent me a SATA update to be merged in 2.4.x.
> A lot of new boxes are shipping with SATA-only disks, and its pretty bad
> to not have a "stable" series without such industry-standard support.
> This is the last feature to be merged on 2.4.x, and only because its quite
> necessary.
> Any oppositions?

The big problem is that the SATA code will move some disks from
/dev/hdX to /dev/sdX (e.g. most disks in modern intel chipsets) And
then the boxes don't boot anymore. It's probably a bad idea to merge


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