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SubjectRe: ide-tape broken (was Re: [PATCH] use ide-identify.h, fix endian bug)
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On Gwe, 2003-08-08 at 01:10, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> "new clean ATAPI tape drive" == the one yet to be written?
>
> > coding style, kludges for Onstream, and an over-engineered
> > buffering scheme. And it's known to have problems with DMA.)
>
> So you are familiar with the code, cool. ;-)
>
> I will try to simplify ide-tape.c as much as possible.

A starting point might actually be cp ide-tape.c ide-tape-ontrack.c and
then zap the conditional mess in both. Thats roughly how scsi handles
it all with st and osst

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