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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 <Rainer.Koenig@fujitsu-siemens.com> 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
    jbglaw@jblaptop:~$

    MfG, JBG

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