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    SubjectRe: 2.6.17-mm6
    David Lloyd wrote:
    > On Fri, 7 Jul 2006, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    >> Alan Cox wrote:
    >>> Also its dangerous to assume "pata_*" is a PATA driver, it may be SATA
    >>> with a bridge chip, and in some cases like the ATI this is quite
    >>> common.
    >> Incorrect; what you describe is the core assumption underlying the
    >> "ata_", "pata_", and "sata_" prefixes.
    >> If the user can attached PATA and SATA devices to a controller, its
    >> prefix is ata_
    > So sata_promise will change to ata_promise at some point?

    Yes, if breakage can be minimized. Internal symbols have already changed...


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