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SubjectRe: PATA drivers queued for 2.6.19
On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 02:07:29PM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >>I just pulled the "pata-drivers" branch of libata-dev.git into the
> >>"upstream" branch, which means that Alan's libata PATA driver collection
> >>is now queued for 2.6.19.
> >>
> >>Testing-wise, these PATA drivers have been Andrew Morton's -mm tree for
> >>many months. Community-wise, no one posted objections to the PATA
> >>driver merge plan, when Alan posted it on LKML and linux-ide.
> >
> >Too friggin' hard to test Alan's stuff for older IDE here, therefore
> >ignored so far :( I have some old hardware that Alan is addressing,
> >even an old IBM 260MB PCMCIA HDD.
> >
> >I can't see an easy way to arrange multi-boot with different /etc/fstab
> >depending if I'm trying /dev/hdaX or /dev/sdaX. Parallel '/' partitions?
> Got udev?
> /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3802110A_5LR13RN7-partX could be your friend.

Almost. It would alternate between "ata-" and "scsi-".

Tomasz Torcz Only gods can safely risk perfection, it's a dangerous thing for a man. -- Alia

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