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    SubjectRe: Errors on 2th ide channel of promise ultra100 tx2
    Quote from Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>:
    > On Sad, 2004-02-28 at 01:26, Erik Andersen wrote:
    > > > Now I remember why this wasn't applied.
    > > > It breaks braindamaged HDIO_GETGEO_BIG_RAW ioctl
    > > > (because changes way drive->cyls is calculated).
    > > > We workaround-ed it in 2.6 by removing this ioctl. :)
    > > > I think we really should do the same for 2.4.
    > >
    > > I did just that but it was rejected by Alan Cox...
    > > http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0308.2/0193.html
    >
    > You can't go around randomly removing bad ideas during a stable
    > tree.

    Ironically, you can add as many bad ideas as you like, but not remove
    them :-)

    John.
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