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    SubjectRe: obsolete code must die
    > On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Daniel wrote:
    > > MFM/RLL/XT/ESDI hard drive support
    > > Does anyone still *have* an RLL drive that works? At the very least get rid

    RLL ? Curently no. But I have a dosen of working ST225 with a dosen of ST11M
    MFM controllers. Some of them ar\e still in use, mainly for booting purposes
    (LILO) ...

    > > of the old driver (eg CONFIG_BLK_DEV_HD_ONLY, CONFIG_BLK_DEV_HD_IDE,
    > I am not certain how much this stuff is still used outside the US. The XT
    > driver still being around does surprise me though. (Will that even *work*
    > on modern hardware? I didn't think you could get that card to work on a
    > 386.)

    Most of the boards work fine with 486. However, in most cases the BIOS
    low-level-format routine does not work on them (timing issues). So low level
    formatting needs a 386.
    I think all of them should work on 586+ if without BIOS...

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