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    SubjectRe: [PATCH]: pcmcia - spot slave decode flaws (for testing)
    > Code looks OK. Not applied due to "for testing" note.
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    > General comment: it might be nice to do this in the core, just as a
    > sanity check for a variety of problems, past, present and future.

    We tried that with old IDE and all hell broke loose. Lots of virtual disk
    stuff and raid volumes have non-unique serial numbers. We even found a
    case of identically serial numbered Maxtor drives.

    It needs to stay in pcmcia, which is the only place we've seen the
    duplication.



    Alan
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