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SubjectRe: [RFC] /proc/ide/hdx/settings with ide-default pseudo-driver is a 2.6/2.7 show-stopper
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On Gwe, 2003-08-29 at 02:19, Erik Andersen wrote:
> Make an interface whereby ide-cdrom (and ide-disk, etc) can walk
> the list of all unclaimed devices (i.e. devices owned by
> ide-default), check they are of the correct type, and claim them
> (thereby removing them from the ide-default driver). When
> unregistering, reverse the process and give the device back to
> ide-default... i.e. make ide-default a holding pen for unclaimed
> devices,

Thats how the current setup works (at least in 2.4). ide-default is
the driver for the old cases where driver = NULL, eliminating the
special cases and bugs.

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