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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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