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    SubjectRe: Wish list for kernel 2.3
    On Mon, 17 May 1999, Kurt Garloff wrote:

    > On Sun, May 16, 1999 at 11:47:21PM -0500, Andre M. Hedrick wrote:
    > > On Sun, 16 May 1999, Adam Sulmicki wrote:
    > >
    > > > And that brings me to interesting question. Would that be technically
    > > > possible to implement IP-over-EIDE ? I figure many cheap-but-good motherboards
    > > > come with inbuild EIDE controller, but no Ethernet. Would I want make
    > > > clustering, it would be quite easy to connect those motherboards via
    > > > EIDE cables.
    > >
    > > We can not even throttle up and down nicely any drive-adapter combination
    > > to date with the latest changes. You might be able to pull of this one
    > > with identical mainboards that are from the same lot, but any ideas of
    > > mixing between chipsets.........I won't go head is reeling
    > > in pain already from this thought.
    > For SCSI, it will be hard enough. But SCSI's design is for general purpose,
    > so it's possible without going crazy. Only the creators of SCSI chips didn't
    > expect to be in target mode ...
    > And one more point: EIDE is max. 45cm in length, which does hardly allow a
    > reasonable cabling.

    Thanks for making a better point of why not.............

    Andre Hedrick
    The Linux IDE guy

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