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SubjectRe: IDE/ATAPI in 2.5
>Alan Cox wrote:

>If you load ide-scsi they are run as ATAPI, whats the problem ? Just don't
>do that for very old ide cdroms or for some ide floppies

Sounds like you got the message to some extent.

Why don't think this to it's reasonable end: Use ATAPI for all modern
(1993..1995 or newer) drives and support what old drives can do - reading
data CD-ROM media via the IDE read interface. This can be done via
the ATA HD drive interface.

Jörg (home) Jörg Schilling D-13353 Berlin (uni) If you don't have iso-8859-1 (work) chars I am J"org Schilling
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