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SubjectRe: Who can backport the AHCI driver to older kernels
On Wed, 2008-06-04 06:50:12 +0200, Rainer Koenig <> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 3. Juni 2008 14:07 schrieb Mikael Pettersson:
> > Redhat seems to regularly backport the entire libata layer
> > to at least 2.6.18 (RHEL5) and maybe also 2.6.9 (RHEL4).
> Yes indeed we get perfect support from both Red Hat and SUSE for their
> enterprise level distribution. I already got a driver kit for the
> SLES10 kernel. The problem is that the targeted market is not willing
> to use enterprise level (which means spend money for subscription)
> distros. They go for the "free" (as in free beer) distros and suffer
> from missing drivers.

Erm... Maybe you'd install a newer version of eg. Debian. At least
here, I have:

jbglaw@jblaptop:~$ uname -a
Linux jblaptop 2.6.25-2-686 #1 SMP Tue May 27 15:38:35 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux


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