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SubjectRe: Two hdds on one channel - why so slow?
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.10.10201011521190.6558-100000@master.linux-ide.org>
By author: Andre Hedrick <andre@linux-ide.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> Well if hell freezes over and I die, the patches to make the driver
> handled clean low_level IO threading will never be accepted. Because they
> model the state-diagrams of the physical layer of the hardware exactly in
> the transport layer, it is totally orthoginal to the darwinism of Linux.
> Design is a problem, it is not permitted in a darwin-evolution model.
>

I was trying to figure out what certain peoples issue with this was,
and the answer I got back was concern about buggy hardware (both host
side and target side) breaking the documented model. I am personally
in no position to evaluate the veracity of that claim; perhaps you
could comment on how to deal with broken hardware in your model.

-hpa
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