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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.8 IDE 36
I could be wrong, it's a 2.1.x kernel that they started with. I thought
that was around the time the fix went in.

David Lang

On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, David S. Miller wrote:

> Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 10:00:55 -0700 (PDT)
> From: David S. Miller <davem@redhat.com>
> To: david.lang@digitalinsight.com
> Cc: vojtech@suse.cz, dalecki@evision-ventures.com, rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca,
> torvalds@transmeta.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] 2.5.8 IDE 36
>
> From: David Lang <david.lang@digitalinsight.com>
> Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 10:04:02 -0700 (PDT)
>
> On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
>
> > Because for Linux filesystems it was decided some time ago (after people
> > HAD huge byteswap problems) that ext2 is always LE, etc, etc. So
> > filesystems are supposed to be the same on every system.
>
> In the case of Tivo they are useing a kernel from the time before the fix
> went in so even their ext2 partitions are incorrect (not to mention their
> other partitions that aren't ext2)
>
> That's absurd. I made the fix 6 years ago, I doubt they are using a
> kernel older than that.
>
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