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SubjectRe: Problems with Promise IDE controller under 2.4.1
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Mark Lord wrote:

> Simple solution is to have kernel fall-back to LBA style
> translations instead of kernel "basic" translations.
> This would make it match the first two "BIOS" drives
> on most systems, and not really hurt anything in most cases.
> Even better would be to add a stage in front of the fall-back,
> which queries the BIOS (from kernel startup code) for translation
> info on ALL drives.

We did that once Mark and people bitch as squealed like a stuck pig!

Also, Linus is still on the line and holding that linux has a policy of
not policies.

Maybe a compile option could help...


Andre Hedrick
Linux ATA Development

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