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SubjectRe: obsolete code must die
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> 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,
> > CONFIG_BLK_DEV_XD, CONFIG_BLK_DEV_PS2)
>
> 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...

Andrzej
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