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SubjectRe: Testing IDE-TCQ and Taskfile - doesn't work nicely:)

You missed a point.

Defaulting to off means stablity for the masses.
Enduser enable is for testing to get it correct.
Regardless, it was my $0.02 for the thread.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

On Sun, 29 Jun 2003, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:

> On Sat, 2003-06-28 19:17:53 -0700, Andre Hedrick <>
> wrote in message <>:
> >
> > The best rule is to default it off and let the end user enable regardless.
> > Thus the default will NEVER encounter the issues seen now.
> While I was the one who initially had the "trouble", I was thankful for
> having a "Switch It On by Default" option. I don't exactly know what the
> patch did to the IDE subsystem (personally I'm not really into IDE...),
> but I'd unhide a problem (either my dumb drive/controller setup or a bug
> in Linux' IDE code) and so - one more bug down (at least from my point
> of view). That's a good thing, IMHO.
> This *is* why I'm using 2.5.x - there's actually a chance to easily find
> bugs with everybody's hardware:)
> MfG, JBG
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