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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ide: fix revision comparison in ide_in_drive_list
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    Ar Maw, 2006-06-20 am 15:19 -0700, ysgrifennodd Andrew Morton:
    > hm. This seems... rather serious. I assume that in most cases, the
    > firmware rev which we have in the table (eg "24.09P07") is a full-string
    > match for the string which the drive returned.

    They are full matches as far as I can see so it should be ok, plus the
    DMA blacklist is mostly hardware that went out ten or more years ago.
    Even if it did mis-trigger we'd be blacklisting extra firmware revs of
    iffy hardware so that isn't do worrying.

    Alan

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