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SubjectRe: ide-tape broken (was Re: [PATCH] use ide-identify.h, fix endian bug)
On Fri, 8 Aug 2003 02:10:19 +0200 (MET DST), Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
>> I'd rather use ide-scsi+st or a new clean ATAPI tape driver
>> than ide-tape.c. (I've studied ide-tape.c. It reeks of poor
>
>"new clean ATAPI tape drive" == the one yet to be written?

Correct.

>> 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. ;-)

Only as a generic coder trying to fix it, and as a user
looking at other people's bug reports.

/Mikael
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